Professor of Political Science

Areas of Specialization: American Politics; Public Law; Political Institutions; Local Politics and Policy; Housing  

David Glick joined the Political Science department in 2011. He is an associate professor. He is also the faculty director of MetroBridge, an applied policy research program that brings local government work into BU courses, a co-PI on the []Menino Survey of Mayors with BU’s Initiative on Cities, and a Fellow at the Policy Lab @ Brown.  He received his Ph.D. in the Department of Politics at Princeton University and was previously a visiting fellow at the Rockefeller Center for Public Policy at Dartmouth College.  His research and teaching interests in American Politics include political institutions, especially law and courts, local politics and policy, and policy information. He is the co-author of the book “Neighborhood Defenders: Participatory Politics and America’s Housing Crisis” with Cambridge University Press. He has published peer reviewed work in journals including Nature, the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Journal of Political Science, the Journal of Politics, Perspectives on Politics, the Quarterly Journal of Political Science, the Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Political Behavior, Public Opinion Quarterly, and the Urban Affairs Review.    


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