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Eric N. Waltenburg

Professor of Political Science, Purdue University

Eric Waltenburg's teaching and research interests are judicial politics, constitutional law, state politics, and American constitutional and political history. Currently he is engaged in research programs focusing on why political actors choose to use litigation as a means to achieve their policy goals.

Eric Waltenburg is on the editorial team of Politics, Groups & Identies with colleagues in the Political Science Department at Purdue University: Associate Professor Nadia Brown, Associate Professor Valeria Sinclair Chapman, Professor Jay McCann, Department Head and Professor Rosie Clawson, and Professor S. Laurel Weldon.


  • –present
    Professor of Political Science, Purdue University