Ian H. Solomon is dean of the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, where he leads a multidisciplinary faculty of scholars and practitioners who are committed to creating new knowledge, developing ethical and effective leaders, and advancing solutions to humanity’s greatest policy challenges.
I study American politics—with focus on public opinion, political psychology, and gender, race & politics—and methodology—with focus on statistical analysis, research design, and experimental methods. I joined the department at UVa in the Fall of 2006; prior to that I held a tenure track position in the Government Department at Cornell; worked as a policy researcher at Policy Studies Associates in Washington, DC; and worked as a political campaign consultant, also in Washington. I received my Ph.D.
John Holbein studies political participation, political inequality, democratic accountability, political representation, and education policy.
His work has been published in the American Political Science Review, the American Journal of Political Science, the Journal of Politics, and Nature Human Behavior (to name a few). His research has been supported by two National Science Foundation grants.
Craig Volden is a professor of public policy and politics, with appointments in the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy and the Woodrow Wilson Department of Politics. He studies legislative politics and the interaction among political institutions, including within American federalism.
Assistant Professor, Department of Government and Law
Beyond Service: National Party Organizations and Party Brands in American Politics
Committee: Jeffery A. Jenkins (co-chair), Sidney M. Milkis (co-chair), Paul Freedman
Essays on the Political Power of Bureaucrats
Jeff Jenkins (Chair), Craig Volden, Rachel Potter, David Lewis (Vanderbilt)
University of Michigan
Fellow, Center for the Study of Democratic Politics, Princeton
Fellow, Washington University, St. Louis