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Andrew Gelman and Philip Klinkner to Join The Monkey Cage

We are pleased to announce that Andrew Gelman and Philip Klinkner will be joining The Monkey Cage as regular contributors.

Andrew is a Professor of Political Science and Statistics at Columbia. He has maintained his own blog for some time, posting about topics in both statistics and political science. His posts here will focus on the latter. Those of you interested in the finer points of Bayesian hierarchical modeling can continue to read his blog. With David and several others, Andrew’s latest book is Rich State, Poor State, Red State, Blue State: Why Americans Vote the Way They Do.

Philip is a Professor of Government at Hamilton College. He has been blogging at Polysigh, where, to my knowledge, he was the first to note Obama’s careful courting of 1970s music fans. His work focuses on political parties, American political history, and race. His most recent book is The Unsteady March: The Rise and Decline of Racial Equality in America.

We are glad to have Andrew and Philip aboard!

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We Welcome Henry Farrell to the Cage

David, Lee, and I are pleased to announce that our colleague, Henry Farrell, is joining The Monkey Cage and will be contributing posts on a regular basis. Henry broadens the blog’s horizons in various ways. He is not an American by birth, hailing instead from Ireland. He knows more than the three of us about many subjects, including the EU, e-commerce, political institutions, and international relations generally. Unlike us neophytes, he is a well-established blogger over at Crooked Timber. He has also been plugging political science research for a while at the Political Science Weblog and was instrumental in helping us set up The Monkey Cage. We call him our blogfather. Finally, he is your go-to source for information about fantasy and science fiction novels (e.g., this nerdy post).

We are glad to have him aboard. His first two posts are below.

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