Dr. David B. Cohen
Title: Professor, Fellow Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics
Executive Committee, Center for Emergency Management and Homeland Security
Dept/Program: Political Science
Office: 208 Olin Hall
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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
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
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