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Robert Pekkanen co-authors book on political party strategies toward its elected members

July 9, 2021

Jackson School Professor Robert Pekkanen has co-authored an Oxford University Press book titled “Party Personnel Strategies: Electoral Systems and Parliamentary Committee Assignments” that offers a theory of how political parties assign their elected members to specialized legislative committees to serve collective organizational goals. The book was published on June 27, 2021.

Pekkanen is also an adjunct professor at the Departments of Political Science and Sociology at the University of Washington.