Richard Anderson-Connolly

Richard A-C

Professor, Sociology and Anthropology

(On Leave Fall 2023)

Richard Anderson-Connolly pursues research in comparative sociology and teaches courses on social problems, social order and human freedom, social stratification, criminology, and international political economy. He has been a public speaker and writer about the electoral system of instant runoff voting. He contributed the articles “A Voter’s Manifesto: Rejecting the Lesser-of-Two-Evils Trap” and “Our Third Karpian Movement: Obama and the Politics of Misrule” to CounterPunch webzine (2010), and wrote the book Voter turnout, candidate success, and perceived candidate position on the liberal-conservative dimension (University of Wisconsin-Madison; 1992). He co-wrote The Road Home: Homeless Policy for Pierce County, which provided key data on homelessness to Pierce County. Anderson-Connolly’s recent work has included a project tentatively titled “Economic Foundations for Social Scientists: A Post-Keynesian Approach.”

OFFICE HOURS

MWF Noon–1, or by appointment.

Education
BA University of Puget Sound 1990
MS University of Wisconsin Madison 1993
PhD University of Wisconsin Madison 1997
Classes
Social Research SOAN 298-A Spring 2024
Criminology SOAN 314-A Spring 2024
Senior Thesis SOAN 492-B Spring 2024

Contact Information

Mcintyre 213E