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JosephZimmermanJoseph F.  Zimmerman

Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy
Department: Political Science

Expertise: Electoral systems; federalism; the impact of elections on minorities and women

Campus phone: (518) 442-5378
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Political science professor Joseph Zimmerman has published extensively on the electoral college, federalism, and the impact of election systems on minorities and women. Zimmerman received the 1999 Distinguished Federalism Scholar award from the American Political Science Association and serves on the executive committee of the American Political Science Association's section on Representation and Electoral Systems, where he was chairman for several years.