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    Larry Anderson, Professor, American Political Development

    Office location: Laurentide 5114
    Phone: (262) 472-5265


    Ph.D., Political Science, McGill University, 2001
    M.A., Political Science, McGill University, 1995
    B.A., Political Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1992

    Current position

    Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

    Research interests

    American political development, secessionism, federalism, South Carolina, Quebec, Scotland

    Courses Taught

    American Government and Politics, State and Local Government, Federalism, American Legislative Process, Ethnic Politics, American Interest Group Politics, US Environmental Politics and Policy

    Select Publications

    Anderson, L.M. 2014 "Both too much and too little: sources of federal instability in Canada." American Review of Canadian Studies 44, 1: 15-27.

    Anderson, L.M. 2012. Federalism, Secession, and the American State: Divided, We Secede. New York: Routledge Press. (Paperback version available as of 2014.)

    Erk, Jan and L.M. Anderson (eds.). 2010. The Paradox of Federalism: does self-rule accommodate or exacerbate ethnic divisions. London: Routledge Press. 

    Meadwell, Hudson and L.M. Anderson. 2008. “Sequence and Strategy in the Secession of the American South.” Theory and Society 38, 3: 199-227. 


    College of Letters & Sciences
    Laurentide Hall 4100
    University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
    800 W. Main Street
    Whitewater, WI 53190-1790


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    Rebecca Reichert
    Phone: (262) 472-1621

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