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Authors Dan Shea, Ed Greenberg, and Will Howell discuss how students have changed over the years and how teaching has had to adapt to keep up, including adding more digital and interactives ways of learning.
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Daniel M. Shea is a professor of government at Colby College. He received an MA in Campaign Management from the University of West Florida and a doctorate from the University at Albany, State University of New York. He has written or edited nearly 20 academic books. Along with Stanford University scholar Morris Fiorina, Shea recently edited Can We Talk? The Rise of Rude, Nasty, Stubborn Politics (2013, Pearson). His forthcoming book is Why Vote? Essential Questions about the Future of Elections in America (Routledge Press). Shea is also the lead author of a widely used American Government text, Living Democracy (Pearson).
Edward S. Greenberg is Professor Emeritus of Political Science and Research Professor of Behavioral Science at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Ed’s research and teaching interests include American government and politics, domestic and global political economy, and democratic theory and practice, with a special emphasis on workplace issues. He has taught the large introductory course in American politics and government for many years as well as upper division and honors courses and graduate seminars. He has received several awards and honors for his teaching both at Stanford and the University of Colorado.
His research on workplaces, workers, and the companies they work at, has been funded over the years by the NSF and NIH with awards totaling over $3 million. This research has been reported in a book, Workplace Democracy: the Political Effects of Participation (Cornell University Press, 1986), winner of the Sidney Hillman Prize for labor studies, as well as in articles in political science, organizational behavior, social psychology, and organizational psychology journals.
The results of his multi-year longitudinal panel study examining the impact of technological change and globalization of production on Boeing managers and employees is reported in his book Turbulence: Boeing and the State of American Workers and Managers (Yale University Press, 2010, co-authored with Leon Grunberg, Sarah Moore, and Pat Sikora). He is currently doing research on the global competition between Boeing, Airbus, and emergent Chinese competitors and its impacts on the people who work in these firms.
William Howell is the Sydney Stein Professor in American Politics at Chicago Harris and a professor in the Department of Political Science and the College at the University of Chicago. He has written widely on separation-of-powers issues and American political institutions, especially the presidency. He is the author of numerous books on the American presidency, and this coming January, he will be releasing a new textbook on the subject, entitled An American Presidency: Institutional Foundations of Executive Politics.