Jeffrey M. Berry

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Tufts University
Dept. of Political Science
Packard Hall
Medford, MA 02155

Office: 617.627.3292
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John Richard Skuse, Class of 1941, Professor of Political Science

American Politics, Political Behavior

Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 1974

Jeffrey Berry's research has focused on policymaking in Washington, interest groups, Massachusetts politics, nonprofits, and urban government. He is the author of many books, including The Rebirth of Urban Democracy, which won the American Political Science Association's Gladys Kammerer Award, and Lobbying and Policy Change and A Voice for Nonprofits, each of which received the Leon Epstein Best Book Award. His book, The New Liberalism, was awarded the Aaron Wildavsky best book award by the Policy Studies Association. Other books include The Outrage Industry, The Interest Group Society, and Lobbying for the People. Berry is the recipient of the Samuel Eldersveld Career Achievement Award from the American Political Science Association and the Tufts Distinguished Scholar Award. With Tufts colleagues Jim Glaser and Debbie Schildkraut, he is at work on a large-scale project on the differences between liberals and conservatives.

PS 113: "Nonprofits and Civil Society"
PS 15: "Sophomore Seminar: Politics in the City"
PS 101: "Presidency and the Executive Branch"
PS 102: "Congress, Bureaucracy, and Public Policy"
PS 104: "New Media, New Politics"

Publications & Working Papers

The Outrage Industry:

Nonprofits and Foundations:

Differences between Liberals and Conservatives:

Urban Politics and Sustainability:

Interest Groups and Lobbying:

Elite Interviewing:

The New Liberalism:

Surveys and Research Documents: