William T. Bianco
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- Ph.D., University of Rochester, 1987
William Bianco is Professor of Political Science at Indiana
University. His research focuses on legislative
institutions (particularly the US Congress), representation, and formal theory.
He is the author of Trust:
Representatives and Constituents, and has authored or coauthored numerous
journal articles and a textbook, American
Politics Today. He was PI or co-PI
of five National Science Foundation Grants (including two Dissertation
Improvement Grants) and a grant from the National Council for Eurasian and
Eastern European Research.
He received his undergraduate degree in Political Science from SUNY Stony Brook (1982), and his PhD. from the University of Rochester (1987). He arrived at Indiana University in September 2006 after holding faculty appointments at Duke University and Penn State University, and visiting appointments at Stanford University and Harvard University. He was Visiting Scholar at the Brookings Institution in 1990, and Fulbright Senior Scholar in Moscow, Russia during 2011-2.