Dr. James M. Holland

Dr. James M. Holland

Title: Visiting College Lecturer
Dept/Program: Political Science
Office: 217 Olin Hall
Phone: 330-972-7406
Email: jhollan@uakron.edu
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Dr. Holland has been a faculty member of the Political Science Department since 2001 and is currently the distance learning instructor for the department. In this capacity, Mr. Holland teaches courses to area high school students as well as graduate courses to Columbus. His primary areas of instruction include: the American Presidency, American Interest Groups, and State and Local Governments. His research interests include the news media, the role of the bureaucracy in policy making, and the agenda setting ability of the presidency. Professor Holland has presented his research at several conferences, including the American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, and is a frequent guest commentator regarding presidential elections for National Public Radio.

Ph.D., University of Akron, 2013, Visiting College Lecturer
Fields: Public Policy, American Interest Groups, American Presidency, State Government

Research Accomplishments

Chair's Award Recipient for Teaching Excellence (2004)


Ph.D. Candidate The University of Akron


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

3700: 210 State and Local Government and Politics

3700: 350 American Presidency

3700: 370 Public Administration Concepts and Practices

3700: 475 American Interest Groups

Areas of Responsibility

American Politics