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Political Science
Jamie Smith

Jamie Smith

2179 Wiekamp Hall
(574) 520-4817

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Research interests:

Urban politics, economic development, institutions of local government and Chicago politics.

Courses Taught:

Introduction to American Politics
Urban Politics and Policy
The American Presidency
Political Parties and Interest Groups
The U.S. Congress

Selected Publications:

2010. "Re-Stating Theories of Urban Development: The Politics of Authority Creation and Intergovernmental Triads in Postindustrial Chicago. Journal of Urban Affairs, 32(4)--forthcoming.

2007. "The New Ecology of Urban Governance: Special Purpose Authorities and Urban Development," with Dennis R. Judd. In Jill Gross and Robin Hambleton, eds., Governing Cities in a Global Era: Urban innovation, competition and democratic reform. Hampshire, U.K.: Palgrave.