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James Campbell

Professor and Chair of Political Science


Campaigns and elections, American political parties, election forecasting

James Campbell is a well-known and often-quoted expert is American electoral politics. His research focuses on election forecasting and the economic records of U.S. presidents, and he is recognized in his field for creating highly accurate models for predicting the outcomes of U.S. presidential and congressional elections.

Campbell’s observations on American politics have been published in many major newspapers, magazines and web sites. He has been interviewed by NPR, CNN, CBS News and other major news outlets.

The author of four books and more than 60 book chapters and articles in major political science journals, Campbell is a former American Political Science Association Congressional Fellow and a program director at the National Science Foundation. He is a UB Distinguished Professor.


James E. Campbell, Ph.D.
UB Distinguished Professor and Chair of Political Science
University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences



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