Professor of Political Science at the University of Houston
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Should Felons Who Have Completed Their Sentence (Incarceration, Probation, and Parole) 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
Experts Individuals with PhD's, JD's, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to felon voting issues. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to felon voting issues.
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