Joshua C. Huder, Ph.D.



 

Joshua C. Huder, Ph.D., joined the Government Affairs Institute as a Senior Fellow in 2013. He primarily teaches courses on American government, Congress, advanced legislative process, separation of powers, and the federal budget process. He has provided political analysis to several news outlets, including the New York Times, Washington Post, Congressional QuarterlyPoliticoNewsweek, Washington Examiner, Bloomberg News, CNN, 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


Impeachment Politics Requires a Different Vote Calculator

Josh Huder | October 9, 2019

Anyone who watched School House Rock knows how bills become law. From a numbers standpoint, it is straightforward.  It needs 218 votes in the House, 51 votes in the Senate (60 to cut off a filibuster), and a presidential signature. Given this math, some wonder why Speaker Pelosi is hesitating to pass a resolution—which

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Members Running for POTUS, impeachment, and congressional reform with Richard Skinner

Josh Huder | May 30, 2019

Laura, Josh, Mark, and Matt are joined by political scientist and award-winning precinct captain Richard Skinner to discuss the large field of congressional POTUS candidates, the politics of impeachment in the House, and current issues in congressional reform.

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