Loyola University Chicago

Department of Political Science

Faculty Profile

Alan R. Gitelson

Title/s:  Professor Emeritus

Specialty Area: American Politics

Email: agitels@luc.edu


Professor Gitelson teaches and conducts research in the areas of political parties and elections, interest groups, civic education/civic engagement, and political psychology and socialization. He has published in the Journal of Politics, Publius, Polity, Policy Studies Review, Political Methodology, and The Western Political Quarterly and has co-authored the books American Political Parties: Stability and Change, American Elections: The Rules Matter and American Government (10th Edition). He co-edited the book Public Policy and Economic Institutions and is a contributing editor to the Encyclopedia of Political Parties and Elections.


PhD, Syracuse University, 1973