Dr. John C. Green
Title: Interim President University of Akron, Director Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics, Distinguished Professor of Political Science
Director, Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics
Dept/Program: Political Science
Office: 325 Olin Hall
John C. Green is a Distinguished Professor of Political Science. He is also a Senior Fellow with the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life, and is best known for his work on religion and politics.
He is co-author of The Bully Pulpit: The Politics of Protestant Clergy; Religion and the Culture Wars: Dispatches From the Front, and The Diminishing Divide: Religion’s Changing Role in American Politics. In addition, he is co-editor of The State of the Parties, now in its 5th edition, Multiparty Politics in America, and Financing the 1996 Election.
Green is the Director of the Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics, a bipartisan research and teaching institute dedicated to the nuts and bolts of practical politics. Green is widely known as an observer of Ohio and national politics, and he is frequently quoted in the national and state media.
Ph.D. Cornell University