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Robert Stein

Robert Stein is the Dean of Rice University's School of Social Sciences and the Lena Gohlman Fox Professor of Political Science. His current research has been supported by the National Science Foundation and examines the impact of the federal aid system on the electoral trajectories of office holders at both the sub-national and congressional levels. Dr. Stein has served on the editorial review boards of several journals, including American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Politics and Social Science Review. He is also involved in political polling for the local media. He received his Ph.D. in political science from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.