Studying Governors Over Five Decades: What We Know and Where We Need to Go?
Governors are the most prominent political actor in state politics and a subject of continuous study by scholars. An analysis of the research produced over the past five decades reveals a pattern of topics investigated as well as trends in interest level of those topics. A brief review of some of the findings is presented as well as suggestions for additional research. Finally, a proposal to rethink how we study and evaluate governors is offered.
Bernick, E. L.
Studying Governors Over Five Decades: What We Know and Where We Need to Go?.
State and Local Government Review, 48(2),