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Glen Krutz joined the Department of Political Science in 2002. He is Professor of Political Science and Associate Director of the Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center at The University of Oklahoma. Before joining OU, he served on the faculty of Arizona State University and helped run two large-scale National Science Foundation projects as a doctoral student at Texas A&M University.
He is the co-author (with Jeffrey Peake, Bowling Green University) of Treaty Politics and the Rise of Executive Agreements: International Commitments in a System of Shared Powers ( Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 2009). Krutz is also the author of Hitching a Ride: Omnibus Legislating in the U.S. Congress ( Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press, 2001). His research has also appeared in the discipline’s top general and specialty journals, including the American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Politics, Legislative Studies Quarterly, Public Administration Review, Review of Policy Research, Journal of Legislative Studies, Electoral Studies, Presidential Studies Quarterly, Publius: The Journal of Federalism, Party Politics, Canadian Journal of Political Science, American Politics Research, and American Review of Politics. and as scholarly book chapters in volumes from the University of Chicago Press, Congressional Quarterly Press, and Lexington Books.
In 2007, Glen received (with co-authors Jon Bond and Richard Fleisher) the Patrick Fett Award of the Midwest Political Science Association for the best paper on Congress or the presidency. Also in 2007, he was named the Outstanding Political Scientist of the Year by the Oklahoma Political Science Association. In 2000, Krutz won the American Political Science Association’s E.E. Schattschneider Award for the nation’s best dissertation in American government and politics. The Legislative Studies Section of the APSA that same year awarded Glen the Carl Albert Dissertation Award for the best dissertation in the area of legislative studies. He also received the 1999 George W. Kunze Prize, which is given annually to the outstanding graduating Ph.D. student at Texas A&M University.
Prior to pursuing an academic career, Dr. Krutz worked in politics and policy. He served as a campaign assistant and then Capitol Hill aide to U.S. Senator Richard H. Bryan. He also served as research analyst (and federal liaison), then Special Assistant to the Chancellor of the University of Nevada System (now called the Nevada System of Higher Education). These practical experiences included work in policy and institutional analysis, constituent and customer service, strategic planning and organizational assessment, governmental relations, and budgeting.