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Henry Brady

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Henry Brady

Dean of the Goldman School of Public Policy
B.S., Harvey Mudd College, 1969
Ph.D., MIT 1980


Henry E. Brady is Dean of the Goldman School of Public Policy and Class
of 1941 Monroe Deutsch Professor of Political Science and Public Policy at
the University of California, Berkeley. He received his Ph.D. in Economics
and Political Science from MIT in 1980. He has written on electoral politics
and political participation, social welfare policy, political polling, and
statistical methodology. He has worked for the federal Office of Management
and Budget and other organizations in Washington, D.C. He is past president
of the American Political Science Association, past president of the Political
Methodology Society of the American Political Science Association, and
director of the University of California’s Survey Research Center from 1998
to 2009. He is coauthor of Letting the People Decide: Dynamics of a Canadian
Election (1992) which won the Harold Innis Award for the best book in the
social sciences published in English in Canada.
Henry’s most recent book is Unequal and Unrepresented: Political Inequality
and the People’s Voice in the New Gilded Age. He has also authored numerous
articles on political participation, political methodology, the dynamics of
public opinion, and other topics. He was elected a Fellow of the American
Academy of Arts & Sciences in 2003 and a Fellow of the American Association
for the Advancement of Science in 2006.