Converse, Philip E.
Converse, Philip E. (Ernest)(1928– ) political scientist; born in Concord, N.H. Beginning in 1960 he taught at the University of Michigan, becoming the Angell Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Sociology in 1975. He endorsed a behavioral approach to political science and had a special interest in political elections.
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