Department of Political Science
2115 G St. NW, Monroe Hall 440
Washington, DC 20052

Phone: (202) 994-6290
Fax: (202) 994-1974

Sarah Binder

Sarah A. Binder

Title — Professor of Political Science

Office — Monroe 467

Office Hours — Monday 11:00am-12:30pm

Phone — (202) 994-2167

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Professor Binder's research focuses on Congress, congressional development, and political parties


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Professor Binder has written Advice & Dissent: The Struggle to Shape the Federal Judiciary, with Forrest Maltzman (Brookings 2009), Stalemate: Causes and Consequences of Legislative Gridlock (Brookings, 2003), Minority Rights, Majority Rule: Partisanship and the Development of Congress (Cambridge, 1997) and Politics or Principle? Filibustering in the United States Senate, with Steven S. Smith (Brookings, 1997). Her work has appeared in the American Political Science Review, Journal of Politics, Legislative Studies Quarterly, and elsewhere.