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Director of the Institute for Politics

Professor Paul Green

Paul Green is Director of the Institute for Politics and Arthur Rubloff Professor of Policy Studies at Roosevelt University.  He is also the Political Analyst for WGN Radio, guest columnist for Crain’s Chicago Business, and the author of several books and articles on Illinois and Chicago politics.  His latest publications, co-authored with Mel Holli, are entitled World War II Chicago and The Mayors: The Chicago Political Tradition, 3rd edition.

Professor Green is frequently quoted and interviewed by the national news organizations for his views on the American political scene.  His name appears frequently as an expert in news stories in the New York Times, Washington Post, Time, and Newsweek.  He has also lectured at universities in Europe, Asia, and Africa and was one of a few American academics/ journalists to travel with the candidates for British Prime Minister in 1997.

Paul is also a former elected official.  He served as Monee Township Supervisor from 1977 to 1983.

Paul received his BA at the University of Illinois in History and Political Science and his MA and Ph.D. at the University of Chicago.