Dr. Bradley Best

Professor of Political Science

B.A., Wartburg College
M.P.P., University of Northern Iowa
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

Dr. Best is the author of Law Clerks, Support Personnel, and the Decline of Consensual Norms on the United States Supreme Court (New York: LFB Scholarly, 2002) and various book chapters, book reviews, and entries in scholarly reference materials in the fields of American politics, public law, public policy, and public administration.  He is currently drafting a book manuscript on the United States federal judiciary.   In addition to teaching, Dr. Best serves as liaison to The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars and enjoys traveling with students to research conferences.


Political SciencePre-Law


Introduction to Politics, Public Affairs, Constitutional Law, Political Philosophy, Congress and the Presidency, Introduction to Public Administration, State and Local Politics, and Preprofessional Seminar in Political Science and Public Administration