College of Arts & Sciences Political Science

Rich Braunstein

Rich Braunstein
Political Science, College of Arts & Sciences
UFH Farber House 104
Phone: 605-677-5244
Dr. Braunstein is a professor with a joint appointment in the Department of Political Science and the W.O. Farber Center for Civic Leadership at The University of South Dakota. He received a Ph.D. in political science from the University of Colorado, Boulder, in 1999, where he also founded a successful non profit organization dedicated to providing citizens with access to a wide range of public voter information. He is a Research Associate in the Government Research Bureau.
Teaching Interests:
American Politics, Public Law, Conflict Resolution, State Politics
Research Interests:
American Indian criminal justice, ballot issue elections, interest group politics.
  • Ph D, Political Science, University of Colorado, 1999
  • MA, Political Science, Rutgers University, 1992
  • BA, Political Science, George Washington University, 1987