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Benjamin Ginsberg

GinsbergBenjaminBENJAMIN GINSBERG, Ph.D., is the David Bernstein Professor of Political Science and Chair of the Center for Advanced Governmental Studies at  Johns Hopkins University.  He is the author, co-author or editor of thirty books including The Fall of the Faculty; Presidential Government; Downsizing Democracy; The Captive Public; Politics By Other Means; The Value of Violence, How the Jews Defeated Hitler, Disconnected Democracies and What Washington Gets Wrong. His college text, We the People, has been the nation’s most frequently used American government text for the past two decades.  Ginsberg received his PhD from the University of Chicago in 1973 and was Professor of Government at Cornell until 1992 when he joined the Hopkins faculty.