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Thomas Halper

Thomas HalperThomas Halper is the Chair of the Political Science Department at Baruch College. He has written four books on the topic and is available to comment on:  

— American politics
— Constitutional law
— Civil liberties

Halper has written many articles and book chapters for a variety of publications including Polity, Political Studies, Indiana Law Journal, Milbank Quarterly, Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, Journal of Popular Culture, Urban Affairs Review, European Journal of American Studies, and the Journal of Medicine and Philosophy.

Halper has written books including Positive Rights in a Republic of Talk: A Survey and a Critique, (Kluwer Academic, 2003); and The Misfortunes of Others: End-State Renal Disease in the United Kingdom (Cambridge University Press, 1989). Power, Politics, and American Democracy. (Glenview, IL: Scott, Foresman, 1981) and Foreign Policy Crises: Appearance and Reality in Decision Making (Columbus: Charles E. Merrill, 1971).

Halper has also appeared as an expert on Good Morning America, Reuters China, CUNY TV and local news affiliates.

Halper received a bachelor’s degree from St. Lawrence University and his master’s and doctorate degrees from Vanderbilt University.


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