Graham G. Dodds, PhD
Professor, Political Science
Professor Dodds is an expert on United States politics and law. Originally from Philadelphia, he holds degrees from Penn, Columbia, and UC-Irvine and has worked as a Research Fellow at the Brookings Institution and as a Legislative Assistant and speechwriter for a member of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Professor Dodds is an award-winning teacher and often conducts workshops for other professors on how to be a better teacher. At the graduate level, he teaches a seminar on political leadership and decision-making. At the undergraduate level, he teaches a survey of western political theory, an introduction to U.S. politics, a course on the U.S. presidency, and advanced seminars on various topics in U.S. politics, including American political thought, American political development, Congress and the legislative process, and U.S. law and society. He has also taught at Penn and the Institut d'études politiques (Sciences Po) in Grenoble, France.
Professor Dodds has been interviewed by journalists in major news outlets nearly five hundred times. To arrange an interview, please contact Concordia’s Media Relations office at ext. 4880.