Sean Savage, Ph.D.

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Sean Savage, Ph.D.

Professor of Political Science
  • B.A., Assumption College
  • M.A., Syracuse University
  • Ph.D., Boston College

Biography

Dr. Savage joined the department of Political Science in 1990. At Boston College, Dr. Savage was the Thomas P. "Tip" O'Neill, Jr. Fellow. Professor Savage has published Roosevelt: The Party Leader, 1932-1945 (University Press of Kentucky, 1991), Truman and the Democratic Party (University Press of Kentucky, 1997), and JFK, LBJ, and The Democratic Party (SUNY Press, 2004). He earned an Emerging Scholar Award from the American Political Science Association for his first book, Roosevelt: The Party Leader. Professor Savage's third book, JFK, LBJ and the Democratic Party, was published in 2004 and won a Choice Award for Outstanding Academic Title of 2005.

Professor Savage is also the Washington semester representative.

Areas of Expertises

  • American democracy
  • law
  • the presidency
  • constitution
  • civil liberties
  • public administration

Research Interests

  • The Presidency
  • Public law

Media Exposures

  • Savage analyzes the 1st presidential debate -by WSBT Radio - Oct 4, 2012 - watch it now
  • Savage on Republican presidential race -by The Jim Bohannon Show - Oct 11, 2011 - watch it now
  • Savage on Democratic lawmakers' protest -by WSBT Radio - Feb 24, 2011 - watch it now
  • Savage on Democratic lawmakers' protest -by WSBT-TV - Feb 23, 2011 - watch it now
  • Savage analyzes State of the Union address -by WSBT Radio - Jan 26, 2011 - watch it now
  • Savage analyzes Indiana State of the State address -by WSBT Radio - Jan 12, 2011 - watch it now
  • Savage offers forecast for the new Republican-led Congress -by WSBT Radio - Jan 4, 2011 - watch it now
  • Savage interviewed about Congressional race -by WSBT-TV - Aug 12, 2010 - watch it now
  • Savage comments on House passage of health care bill -by WSBT-TV - Mar 22, 2010 - watch it now
  • Savage reflects on the life and legacy of Senator Ted Kennedy -by WSBT-TV - Aug 26, 2009 - watch it now

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