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Matthew Holden

The Wepner Distinguished Professor in Political Science
Research Interests: The legacy of Abraham Lincoln

Matthew Holden

Dr. Holden is the author of numerous articles, book chapters, and books, and served as president of the American Political Science Association in 1998-99. His wide-ranging scholarly interests, many of which are directly related to the legacy of Abraham Lincoln, include public administration and policy, public law, urban politics, and race and politics. He earned a Ph.D. in Political Science from Northwestern University.