Specialty Area: American Politics
Professor Pelissero's teaching and research interests include urban and state politics, public policy, public administration, and intergovernmental relations. He teaches Chicago Politics and Urban Politics on a regular basis. His publications include: Managing Urban America, 7th ed. (Washington: CQ Press, 2012), and Cities, Politics and Policy: A Comparative Analysis, editor (Washington: CQ Press, 2003). He has published in the American Political Science Review, Journal of Politics, American Journal of Political Science, Western Political Quarterly, Social Science Quarterly, Public Administration Review, Urban Affairs Review, Journal of Urban Affairs, State and Local Government Review, Publius, Urban Affairs Quarterly, and Economic Development Quarterly.
PhD, University of Oklahoma, 1983