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Andrew McFarland, PhD

Professor Emeritus

Political Science


Building & Room:

1123 BSB


1007 W. Harrison Street

Office Phone:

(312) 413-3776

CV Download:

Andrew McFarland CV


Fields of Interest:

Interest Groups, Public Policy, Social Movements; New forms of political participation: civic reform, transnational networks, political consumerism

Selected Grants

Formas (Sweden), Grant (with Michele Micheletti), 2007

Riksbankens Jubileumfond (Sweden), Grant (with Michele Micheletti), 2007

Russell Sage Foundation, Russell Sage Foundation Grant, 1983-84

Selected Publications

Creative Participation: Responsibility-Taking in a Political World, co-edited with Michele Micheletti: Boulder, CO, Paradigm Publishers, 2010. Paperback expected 2012.

Boycotts and Dixie Chicks: Creative Participation at Home and Abroad; Boulder, CO, Paradigm Publishers, 2010. Paperback March 2011.

Neopluralism: The Evolution of Political Process Theory, Lawrence, Kansas, University Press of Kansas; 2004.

Social Movements and American Political Institutions; co-edited with Anne N. Costain; Lanham, Md., Rowman Littlefield; 1998.

Professional Leadership

Acting Chair (1995 - 96), Department of Political Science, UIC

Acting Head (1997 - 99), Department of Political Science, UIC

Notable Honors

1986-87; 2007-2008, Humanities Institute Fellowship, University of Illinois at Chicago


PhD University of California, Berkeley, 1966