Last updated on: 10/3/2017 | Author: ProCon.org

Charles Stewart III, PhD Biography

Title:
Head, Department of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Position:
Pro to the question "Do Electronic Voting Machines Improve the Voting Process?"
Reasoning:

“DREs are more reliable, their performance varies less across the state [of Georgia], and the least advantaged areas of the state have experienced the greatest gain in reliability.”

“The Reliability of Electronic Voting Machines in Georgia,” Caltech/MIT Voting Technology Project Working Paper #20, Oct. 2004

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Individuals with JDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to electronic voting machine issues. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to electronic voting machine issues.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Head, Department of Political Science, MIT, 2005-present
  • Editorial Board, Legislative Studies Quarterly, 2003-preset
  • Editorial Board, Studies in American Political Development, 2003-present
  • Principle Investigator, Caltech/MIT Voting Technology Project, 2000-present
  • Editorial Board, Congress and the Presidency, 1994-present
  • Professor of Political Science, MIT, 1985-present
  • Editorial Board, American Politics Quarterly, 1992-1997
  • Member – American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), American Political Science Association, Midwestern Political Science Association, Southern Political Science Association
  • Planning Committee, Senate Election Study, 1990
  • National Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University, 1989-1990
Education:
  • PhD, Political Science, Stanford University, 1985
  • MA, Political Science, Stanford University, 1982
  • BA, Political Science, Emory University, 1979
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. What Are Residual Votes?