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John McAdams
John McAdams, Ph.D.Marquette University

Wehr Physics Hall, 417

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-3425
Curriculum Vitae

Associate Professor

Political Science

Prof. McAdams teaches American Politics, Public Opinion, and Voter Behavior. He has previously taught at Harvard University and Boston University, and been a National Fellow at the Hoover Institution. Research interests include Congressional elections, social class and politics, the New Class, and the death penalty. Publications include articles in various journals including American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Politics, Sociological Quarterly, Political Behavior, the Policy Studies Journal and Law and Contemporary Problems. His books include JFK Assassination Logic: How to Think about Claims of Conspiracy (Potomac Books, 2011) and The New Class in Post Industrial Society (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015).


Ph.D., Harvard University, 1981

Courses Taught

  • POSC 2201 American Politics | Syllabus
  • POSC 4191 The Logic of Social Inquiry: The Kennedy Assassination | Syllabus
  • POSC 4213 Elections, Parties, and Political Opinion | Syllabus
  • POSC 4216 American Public Policy | Syllabus
  • POSC 6201 American Politics

Additional Information

  • John McAdams, JFK Assassination Logic: How to Think about Claims of Conspiracy (Potomac Books, August 2011)
  • The Kennedy Assassination Home Page
  • The Marquette Warrior Blog 

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