David Lublin is Professor and Chair of the Department of Government in the School of Public Affairs at American University. He serves as Treasurer of the American Political Science Association and Co-Chair of APSA’s Task Force on Election Assistance. The recipient of three National Science Foundation grants and a fellowship from the German Marshall Fund, David’s most recent book, Minority Rules: Electoral Systems, Decentralization, and Ethnoregional Parties, was published by Oxford and won the Best Book Award from the Race, Ethnicity and Politics Section of the APSA. Previously, he authored two books, The Paradox of Representation: Racial Gerrymandering and Minority Interests in Congress and The Republican South: Democratization and Partisan Change, on American politics published by Princeton. David has published articles on American and Comparative politics in a variety of journals, including the American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Politics, British Journal of Political Science, and Stanford Law Review. (You can find copies of many articles here or on Academia.) His work on redistricting was cited by the U.S. Supreme Court in Georgia v. Ashcroft. David is a fellow of the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies.