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Richard I. Himelfarb

Professor of Political Science


Degrees

PHD, 1993, Univ Rochester; MA, 1988, Univ Rochester; BA, 1985, Univ Maryland


Bio

RICHARD HIMELFARB, associate professor, received his B.A. from the University of Maryland in 1985 and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Rochester in 1993. He teaches courses in American politics, contemporary issues inAmerican politics, and the US Congress and the presidency. His scholarly interests include matters relating to the elderly, health care, and poverty policy. Dr. Himelfarb is the author of Catastrophic Politics: The Rise and Fall of the Medicare Catastrophic Coverage Act of 1988, published by the Pennsylvania State University Press.


Teaching Interests

American Politics, Congress, Presidency, Public Policy, Health Care Policy

Recent Courses Taught

Course Title Level
INTD 003A NYS ASBLYMAN 28TH DIST QUEENS Undergraduate
PSC 001 (BH) AMERICAN POLITICS Undergraduate
PSC 105 CON ISSUES-AMER POL Undergraduate
PSC 121 THE AMERICAN PRESIDENCY Undergraduate
PSC 122 CONGRESS NATIONAL LEGIS PROC Undergraduate
PSC 151B WINNING THE WHITE HOUSE 2016 Undergraduate
PSC 161 INDEPENDENT READINGS IN PSC Undergraduate
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