Joshua C. Huder, Ph.D.



 

Joshua C. Huder, Ph.D., joined the Government Affairs Institute as a Senior Fellow in 2013. He has taught courses on American government, advanced legislative process, and other American politics courses. He has provided political analysis to several news outlets, including the Washington Post, Congressional Quarterly, Newsweek, Bloomberg News, CNN, the Washington Examiner, U.S. News, Al-Jazeera, Yahoo News, and more.

Prior to joining GAI, Josh worked on the Hill as an American Political Science Association (APSA) Congressional Fellow. His portfolio included legislative procedure, government affairs, financial services, voting rights, campaign finance, trade, small business, and other issues. He is currently writing a book on the history of congressional procedure and politics since 1879.

Education: PhD, University of Florida; MA, University of Florida; BA, Rutgers University

Expertise:

  • Congressional Operation and History
  • Legislative Process
  • State of Partisanship
  • Party Leadership
  • Legislative Politics
  • Bicameral Differences

Media: For interviews, events, and news stories, e-mail gai@georgetown.edu or you can call our office at 202-333-4838

Recent Media In The Media Center


The origins of the House’s special rules and what it means for the Senate rules change

Josh Huder | April 1, 2019

Procedurally, the House and Senate could not be more different. The House is subject to absolute majority rule. Conversely, the Senate is governed by more bipartisan processes like unlimited debate, supermajority cloture, and unanimous consent. However, the two chambers have become more similar in recent years. Partisan House members moving to the Senate have helped

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Budget politics, health care, and Senate rules changes

Josh Huder | March 29, 2019

Matt, Mark, Laura, and Josh discuss the institutional politics of Trump’s Special Olymics budget cuts, the health care cloud hanging over congressioanl Republicans, and potential upcoming Senate rules changes.

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