More About the Author
Richard W. Waterman is a Political Scientist with specialties in the American Presidency, the Bureaucracy, and the Environment. He currently is a professor of Political Science at the University of Kentucky, Lexington.
He has written eight books:
The Changing American Presidency
The Image-Is-Everything Presidency
Presidential Leadership:The Vortex of Power
Presidential Influence and the Administrative State
The Presidency Reconsidered
Bureaucratic Dynamics: The Role of a Bureaucracy in a Democracy
Politics, Bureaucrats and the Environment
Enforcing the Law: The Case of the Clean Water Acts.
He also has published copiously in such august academic journals as the American Political Science Review, the American Journal of Political Science, the Journal of Politics, the Presidential Studies Quarterly, the Legislative Studies Quarterly, Law and Society Review, Public Administration Review, the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, and the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, the Western Political Quarterly, and the Social Science Quarterly. He has been awarded funding by the National Science Foundation, appeared on CNN, and testified about his research before a U. S. Senate Committee.
He is a huge fan of science fiction, film (including film noire and silent movies), and is a long time fan of the Boston Red Sox. He has just completed a new epic book on regime change in a succession war called, THE ORACLE: THE SUCCESSION WAR.