J. David Alvis

Wofford College
Honored Visiting Graduate Faculty

David Alvis is Associate Professor of Political Science at Wofford College. He received his Ph.D. from Fordham University in New York in Political Science and his master’s in American Studies from the University of Dallas. At Wofford, he teaches courses on American Politics including: The American Presidency, Constitutional Law, and Political Parties. His publications include articles on the Electoral College, the Presidency, Progressivism and early twentieth century politics, the Obama Presidency, and the films of John Ford. With co-authors Jeremy Bailey and Flagg Taylor, he published the book The Contested Removal Power, 1789-2010 (University of Kansas Press) and Statesmanship and Progressive Reform (MacMillan Press) with Jason Jividen.