David Bositis

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David A. Bositis
Occupation Senior Research Associate
Known for Minority Politics

David A. Bositis is an American expert on voting rights and redistricting.[1][2] He is a former a senior research associate at the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies in Washington, D.C.[3]

Bositis is frequently consulted by major newspapers including the New York Times and the Washington Post for his input on issues of race in politics.[4][5][6]

Bositis received his Bachelor's degree from Northwestern University, and a Master's degree and Doctorate from Southern Illinois University.[1] Bositis joined the Joint Center in 1990, and designs and manages national surveys, mainly geared towards minorities.[1]

Bositis is the author of at least six books and numerous articles which focus on minority politics, especially black representation and voting patterns and the effects of redistricting on minority representation.[2]

Publications[edit]

  • Bositis, David (1990). Research Designs for Political Science. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press. ISBN 0-8093-1600-5. 
  • Bositis, David (1998). Redistricting and Minority Representation. Washington: Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies. ISBN 0-7618-1195-8. 
  • Bositis, David A.; Baer, Denise L. (1988). Elite cadres and party coalitions: representing the public in party politics. Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press. ISBN 0-313-26153-9. 
  • Bositis, David A.; Baer, Denise L. (1993). Politics and linkage in a democratic society. Englewood Cliffs, N.J: Prentice Hall. ISBN 0-13-682402-1. 
  • Bositis, David (1994). The Congressional Black Caucus in the 103rd Congress. Washington: Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies. ISBN 978-0-8191-9560-9. 

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Joint Center for Political; Economic Studies (2008). "David A. Bositis". Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies. Retrieved November 7, 2008. 
  2. ^ a b Jill Lawrence (November 5, 2008). "Passionate race drives a massive turnout". USA Today. Retrieved November 7, 2008. 
  3. ^ "Voter Suppression is Wrong | Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies". jointcenter.org. Retrieved 2017-07-26. David Bositis, who is not a Joint Center staffer, and has not worked at the Joint Center for over a year. 
  4. ^ Susan Saulny (November 2, 2008). "Obama-Inspired Black Voters Warm to Politics". The New York Times. Retrieved November 7, 2008. 
  5. ^ Lyndsey Layton (October 21, 2008). "Black Turnout Could Decide House Races". Washington Post. Retrieved November 7, 2008. 
  6. ^ Charles Babington for the Associated Press (March 9, 2008). "Obama sees benefits, limits to black support". USA Today. Retrieved November 7, 2008. 

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