Last updated on: 12/1/2017 | Author: ProCon.org

Brandon Rottinghaus, PhD Biography

Title:
Professor of Political Science at the University of Houston
Position:
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Should Felons Who Have Completed Their Sentence (Incarceration, Probation, and Parole) Be Allowed to Vote?"
Reasoning:

“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
Education:
  • PhD, Political Science, Northwestern University, 2005
  • MA, Political Science, Northwestern University, 2001
  • BA, Political Science, Purdue University, 1999
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. How Do US Felon Disenfranchisement Laws Compare to Those of Other Countries?