Bernard Grofman is Professor of Political Science and Jack W Peltason (Bren Foundation) Endowed Chair of Democracy Studies at the University of California, Irvine, and former Director of the UCI Center for the Study of Democracy. His research deals with topics such as voting rights, electoral rules, theories of representation, and behavioral social choice. He is co-author of five books (four from Cambridge University Press and one from Yale University Press), and co-editor of 23 other books; with over 250 single and co-authored research articles and book chapters, including ten in the American Political Science Review. He has been a scholar-in-residence at universities and research centers in the U.S., Canada, France, Italy, Germany, Japan, the Netherlands, Spain and the UK. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and has an Honorary Doctorate in Political Science from the University of Copenhagen.