Andrew E. Busch

Claremont McKenna College
Honored Visiting Graduate Faculty

Andrew E. Busch is Crown Professor of Government and George R. Roberts Fellow at Claremont McKenna College, where he teaches courses on American politics and government. He is the author or co-author of more than three dozen scholarly chapters and articles as well as more than 20 books, including Horses in Midstream: U.S. Midterm Elections and Their Consequences, 1894-1998Ronald Reagan and the Politics of FreedomThe Front-Loading Problem in Presidential NominationsThe Constitution on the Campaign Trail: The Surprising Political Career of America’s Founding DocumentTruman’s Triumphs: The 1948 Election and the Making of Postwar America; and Divided We Stand: The 2020 Elections and American Politics.

Busch served as Associate Dean of the Faculty at CMC from 2006-2009. In 2009-2010 he was Ann and Herbert W. Vaughan Visiting Fellow in the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University, and from 2011 to 2021 was Director of the Rose Institute of State and Local Government at CMC.