Dr. David B. Cohen

Dr. David B. Cohen

Title: Professor, Fellow Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics
Executive Committee, Center for Emergency Management and Homeland Security
Fellow
Dept/Program: Political Science
Office: 208 Olin Hall
Phone: 330-972-6045
Fax: 8841
Email: dbcohen@uakron.edu
Website: http://1600pennave.blogspot.com/
Curriculum Vitae: Download in PDF format


Biography

David B. Cohen is a professor of political science and fellow in the Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics at The University of Akron. Professor Cohen earned a B.A. in political science and international relations at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, an M.A. in political science at the University of Tennessee, and a Ph.D. in political science at the University of South Carolina.

Among others, he teaches courses on the American presidency, Congress, and homeland security. He is co-author of Buckeye Battleground: Ohio, Campaigns, and Elections in the Twenty-First Century (2011) and is currently co-authoring a manuscript to be published by University Press of Kansas titled The President’s Chief of Staff: Evolution of a White House Institution. Professor Cohen’s primary areas of research specialization are the American presidency, Congress, and homeland security.

In addition to his academic pursuits, Professor Cohen is a frequent media contributor and guest speaker on national and Ohio politics. Professor Cohen has been a member of the Board of Trustees of the Akron Press Club since 2007.

Look for Dr. Cohen on Twitter @POTUSProf

Ph.D. University of South Carolina, 2000, Professor.
Fields: American Politics: Presidency, Congress, & Homeland Security


Education

Ph.D. University of South Carolina


Courses

3700: 100 Government and Politics in the U.S.

3700: 341 American Congress

3700: 350 American Presidency

3700: 351 Inside the White House

3700: 630 Seminar: National Politics


Areas of Responsibility

American Politics