Center for Legislative Studies

Faculty and Publications


Dr. William E. Crowther Democratization
Legislative Institutionalization
Dr. Ruth H. DeHoog Civil society
Public policy and privatization
Dr. Robert Griffiths Civil-military relations
Parliamentary oversight of defense and security issues
Dr. David Holian Congress Presidency
Mass media and politics
Dr. Kenneth A. Klase Public budgeting and finance
Public financial management
Dr. Fabrice Lehoucq Comparative Politics
Latin American Politics
Dr. Thomas Little State legislatures
Public policy
Dr Paul Luebke Political Sociology
North Carolina Politics
Dr. David M. Olson Comparative legislatures Democratization
Dr. Charles L. Prysby Political parties
Electoral process
Dr. Jerry Pubantz United Nations
International Affairs

Recent Publications

Griffiths, Robert.  “Parliamentary Oversight of Defense in South Africa,” in Eds. Riccardo Pelizzo, Rick Stapenhurst, and David Olson,Parliamentary Oversight for Government Accountability. Washington, DC: World Bank Institute, (Report No. 37262), pp. 48-59. 2006.

Holian, David B. “Trust the Party Line: Issue Ownership and Presidential Approval from Reagan to Clinton.” American Politics Research 34:777-802. 2006.

Luebke, Paul. “Practicing Progressive Politics in a Conservative State : Reflections of a North Carolina Legislator,” in Eds. Betty Dobratz, Lisa Waldner, and Timothy Buzzell, Political Sociology for the 21st CenturyOxford , UK : Elsevier Science Ltd, 197-210. 2003.

Prysby, Charles L. (ed.). Southern Political Party Activists: Patterns of Conflict and Change, 1991-2001. Louisville, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 2004 (edited with John A. Clark).

Pubantz, Jerry. The New United Nations: International Organization in the Twenty-first Century. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 2006. (with John A. Moore, Jr.)