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Henry Brady

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Henry Brady

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
B.S., Harvey Mudd College, 1969
Ph.D., MIT 1980

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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. After graduating from HMC in 1969 with degrees in mathematics and physics, he went on to get a Ph.D. in economics and political science from MIT in 1980. Among his books are Letting the People Decide: Dynamics of a Canadian Election (1992) which won the Harold Innis Award for the best social science book published in Canada; Voice and Equality: Civic Voluntarism in American Politics (1995) which won the Converse Award for making a lasting contribution to public opinion research and the AAPOR award for influential books  stimulating scientific research in public opinion, and Rethinking Social Inquiry (2004) which won the Sartori Award for best book on qualitative methods.  His most recent book is The Unheavenly Chorus: Unequal Political Voice and the Broken Promise of American Democracy (2012).  He is a past president of the American Political Science Association and an elected Fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and the Political Methodology Society.  He received the Career Achievement Award of the Political Methodology Society in 2012.