Richard Clucas

Professor

 

URBN 650F
503-725-3258
clucasr@pdx.edu

Website

Fall 2018 Office Hours:
Mondays 12:30 - 2:00 PM
& by appointment

 

Education

Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara

Richard A. Clucas is professor of Political Science, and Executive Director of the Western Political Science Association. He teaches courses in American politics, including state and local politics, Congress, and interest groups. Professor Clucas also serves as the coordinator for the Political Science Division's internship program. His capstone course, Engaging Democracy, places students inside the Oregon Legislative Assembly while the legislature is in session. His research focuses on legislative politics and Oregon politics. His books include Oregon Politics and Government: Progressives versus Conservative Populists (co-edited with Brent Steel and Mark Henkels), Readings and Cases in State and Local Politics (editor), and About State Government: An Encyclopedia of the Executive, Legislative, and Judicial Branches (set editor). Among other places, his work has appeared in Political Research Quarterly, Legislative Studies Quarterly, State Politics and Policy Quarterly, and The Oregon Law Review.