Office: Siena Hall 425

  • Office Hours:; T 1-3 and TH 1-4
    or by appointment
     
  • Phone Number: 518-783-2373
    E-mail address: Halpert@Siena.edu

 

 

Research Interests:

  • President and Congressional Policy-Making
  • Presidential Power
  • Executive Privilege
  • Impeachment

 

College Liaison:
Washington Semester Program

Dr. Leon Halpert

PROFESSOR LEON HALPERT

Ph.D., University of Michigan
Professor, Siena College
Department of Political Science
College Liaison- Washington Semester

Biography:

Education

  • C.C.N.Y. BA. 1968
  • University of Michigan M.A. and PhD. 1977

Teaching Subfield-

  • American National Government

Focus on American political instuttions, processes and behavior. Research areas have centered on Congressional oversight of the Executive branch. Recent focus has been on how rules affect congressional and presidential nominations and general elections and issues affecting citizen engagement in politics and government

Teaching Interests:

FALL 2012
 

Introduction to American Government
(Posc-100)

The U.S. Congress
POSC315)

The U.S. Congress
POSC315)

 

 

 

Interest Group Politics
POSC-310)

American Political Parties
(POSC 313)

The American Presidency
(POSC-320)

Special Studies: Congressional Campaigns and Elections- 2006
(POSC329)

Special Topics:
Mass Media Politics
Presidential Campaigns and Elections