Thaddeus Benjamin Kousser University of California, San Diego, USA
Thad Kousser is professor of political science and co-director of The Yankelovich Center for Social Science Research at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). He has served as a legislative aide in the California, New Mexico, and U.S. Senates. He is the author of Term Limits and the Dismantling of State Legislative Professionalism, coauthor of The Power of American Governors, and coeditor of The New Political Geography of California and of Politics in the American States, 11th edition. Kousser has been awarded the UCSD Academic Senate’s Distinguished Teaching Award.