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Brandon Rottinghaus, PhD Biography

Professor of Political Science at the University of Houston
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Should People Who Have Completed Felony Sentences Be Allowed to Vote?"

“Further research is needed to explore the intimate connections between judicial sentencing laws, prison administration, the demographics of the prison and ex-prisoner population and election laws to understand the full impacts and ramifications of incarceration and enfranchisement.”

“Incarceration and Enfranchisement: International Practices, Impact, and Recommendations for Reform,” Washington, D.C.: International Foundation for Election Systems, 2003

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Professor of Political Science, University of Houston, 2016-present
  • Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Houston, 2011-2016
  • Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Houston, 2007-2011
  • Assistant Professor of Political Science and Director of the Bureau of Public Affairs Research, University of Idaho, 2004-2007
  • Adjunct Professor, DePaul University, 2003-2004
  • PhD, Political Science, Northwestern University, 2005
  • MA, Political Science, Northwestern University, 2001
  • BA, Political Science, Purdue University, 1999
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