Bernard Grofman

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American political scientist

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Bernard Norman Grofman is the Jack W. Peltason Endowed Chair Distinguished Professor of Political Science and adjunct professor of economics for the University of California, Irvine. He earned a B.S. in mathematics, an M.A. and Ph.D. in political science from the University of Chicago.

He has served as a special master to redraw congressional districts in Virginia after a federal judge found evidence of wanton gerrymandering throughout the state, intended to disenfranchise African-Americans. He served in this role both in 2015 and 2018.

He has written numerous books and over 200 articles. Among his books are Political Science as Puzzle Solving , and Information, Participation, and Choice: An Economic Theory of Democracy in Perspective.

He has been a visiting scholar at the University of Bologna, Nuffield College at Oxford University, Kansai University, University of Mannheim, and the University of Paris. He has been a short-term scholar-in-residence for the University of Tilburg, the University of Victoria, the Institute for Advanced Study, the Central European University, the University of Caen and the University of Konstanz.

Most recently he has been a scholar-in-residence at the University of Luneburg and the Juan March Institute of Juan Carlos III University.

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According to Wikipedia, Bernard Norman Grofman is a political scientist at the University of California, Irvine. From the University of Chicago he received a B.S. in mathematics and an M.A. and Ph.D. in political science. He began teaching at the University of California, Irvine, in 1976, becoming a full professor in 1980.

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