Edward J. Harpham

Edward J. Harpham

Professor of Political Science
 
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Professional Preparation

Ph.D. - Government
Cornell University - 1980
M.A. - Government
Cornell University - 1976
B.A. - Political Science
Pennsylvania State University - 1973

Research Areas

Texas Politics and Government
Dr. Harpham is the author of two texts with W.W. Norton and two edited books on Texas politics and government. The most recent, Governing Texas co-authored with Anthony Champagne, Jason Casellas, and Jennifer Clark, is one of the leading textbooks on the market and has gone through 6 editions between 2015 and 2023. 
Liberal Political Economy and the Thought of Adam Smith
Dr. Harpham has published a number of articles in journals on Adam Smith and the rise of liberal political economy. He is currently preparing a book manuscript investigating the the link between Smith's  moral and economic writing.
Long Waves and American Politics
Dr. Harpham is the coauthor with Berry, Elliott and Kim of The Rhythms of American Politics (1996) and a series of articles investigating how the economic long wave underlies historical cycles in American politics over the last 150 years. 

Publications

Governing Texas.  6th Edition.Anthony Champagne, Edward J. Harpham, and Jason CasellasW.W. Norton. 500 5th Avenue. New York, New York. 10111: Forthcoming 2023  2023 - books
On Why Mutual Sympathy is Important to Adam Smith.”Edward J. HarphamAdamsmithworks.org. May 11, 2022. (1667 words) 2022 - publications
“Is Machiavelli a Friend or a Foe to Liberty? Reflections on My Colleagues’ Essays”Edward J. HarphamOnline Library of Liberty. Liberty Matters Forum. May 2022 (681 words) 2022 - publications
“Is Machiavelli a Friend or a Foe to Liberty?”Edward J. HarphamOnline Library of Liberty. Liberty Matters Forum. May 2022 Volume 10, Issue 5. (2238 words) 2022 - publications
“A Mother’s Suffering through the Eyes of Adam Smith.”Edward J. HarphamAdamsmithworks.org. February 2022 (1008 words) 2022 - publications
“Reflections on Writing Governing Texas.”Anthony Champagne, Edward J. Harpham, and Jason P. CasellasPS: Political Science and Politics. June 2022. 2022 - publications
Smith on Sympathy and the Loss of Reason.”Edward J. HarphamAdamsmithworks.org. October 7, 2021 (810 words) 2021 - publications
. “Reflections on Smith’s Sympathy and the Dread of Death.”Edward J. HarphamAdamsmithworks.org. July 29, 2021. (1377 words) 2021 - publications

Awards

Phi Kappa Phi. Founding Charter member of UTD Chapter 316. Secretary and Treasurer (2011-2022). - UT Dallas [2021]
Mary McDermott Cook Chair in the Hobson Wildenthal Honors College. The University of Texas at Dallas. 2018-2021. - UT Dallas [2021]
Will Mann Richardson Lecturer in Economics and Political Science - Austin College [2009]
Polycarp Kusch Lecturer. The University of Texas at Dallas, 2006. - UT Dallas [2006]
President Southwestern Political Science Association, 2001-02. - Southwestern Political Science Association [2002]
President-Elect Southwestern Political Science Association, 2000-2001. - Southwestern Political Science Association [2001]
Honorary Member, Golden Key Honor Society, The University of Texas at Dallas. March 2000. - Golden Key Honors Society. UT Dallas [2000]
Chancellor’s Council Outstanding Teaching Award, The University of Texas at Dallas, 1996-97. - UT Dallas [1997]
Andrew R. Cecil Lecturer, The University of Texas at Dallas, 1994. - UT Dallas [1994]
Vice-President, Southwestern Political Science Association, 1993-94. - Southwestern Political Science Association [1994]

Appointments

Professor of Political Science
The University of Texas at Dallas [2001–Present]
Mary McDermott Cook Chair in Hobson Wildenthal Honors College
The University of Texas at Dallas [2018–2021]
Inaugural Dean of the Hobson Wildenthal Honors College
University Honors Program - The University of Texas at Dallas [2014–2021]
Associate Provost
The University of Texas at Dallas [2008–2021]
Inaugural Director of Collegium V, University Honors Program
The University of Texas at Dallas [1998–2014]
College Master of the School of Social Sciences
The University of Texas at Dallas [1986–1989]
Associate Dean of Undergraduate Education
The University of Texas at Dallas [1998–2010]
Associate Professor of Government and Political Economy
The University of Texas at Dallas [1986–2001]
College Master of the School of Social Sciences
The University of Texas at Dallas [1986–1989]
Assistant Professor of Goernment and Political Econoy
The University of Texas at Dallas [1981–1986]