March 28, 2002
Vol. 21 No. 12

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    Susanne Hoeber Rudolph, the William Benton Distinguished Service Professor in Political Science and the College, has been nominated to serve as President of the American Political Science Association.

    Rudolph, who will serve from 2003 to 2004, is the first scholar of South Asia to be nominated for the presidency of the association. She also will be the first Chicago faculty member to hold the position in more than 30 years.

    Rudolph’s research into comparative politics has focused on the political economy and political sociology of South Asia, state formation, and the politics of category and culture.