Richard Holtzman

Richard Holtzman

Rich Holtzman is an Associate Professor of Political Science and the Coordinator of the Political Science Program. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin and his B.A. from the University of California, San Diego. Holtzman's research and teaching focus on American Politics and he has published on Presidential Rhetoric, Narratives and Discourses in American Politics, and on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.

Ph D, University of Texas at Austin

BA, University of California, San Diego

Holtzman, R., Donald J. Trump Presents: The American Presidency (in progress), .

Holtzman, R., Mapping Policy Issues: A Simple, Active Learning Exercise for Critical Thinking, PS: Political Science & Politics, 2019.

Holtzman, R., Understanding Trump's Improvisational Presidency, Utica College Center of Public Affairs and Election Research, 2018.

Holtzman, R., Using Situational Mapping to Recognize and Explore Political and Policy Complexity, American Political Science Association, 2018.

Holtzman, R., 50 Takes on Trump: Rhode Island, Utica College Center for Public Affairs and Election Research, 2017.

Holtzman, R., Political Narratives, The Academic Minute, Inside Higher Ed, 2016.

Holtzman, R.,Dodge, J.,Van Hulst, M.,Yanow, D., What Does it Mean to Teach Interpretively?, Learning and Teaching: The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences, 2016.

Holtzman, R., "Three Lessons on Leadership, Complements of the American Presidency", Hassenfeld Institute for Public Leadership, Bryant University, 2014.

Holtzman, R., Review of Ernest Andrews, ed., Legacies of Totalitarian Language in the Discourse Culture of the Post-Totalitarian Era: The Case of Eastern Europe, Russia, and China, Russian Journal of Communcation/Taylor & Francis , 2014.

Holtzman, R., Review of Hudson, William E. American Democracy in Peril: Eight Challenges to America’s Future, 7th ed., The Political Science Educator/APSA , 2014.

Holtzman, R., Review of Peregrine Schwatz-Shea and Dvora Yanow, Inpterpretive Research Design: Concepts and Processes, Critical Policy Studies/Taylor and Francis, 2014.

Holtzman, R., Review of Kenneth T. Walsh, Prisoners of the White House: The Isolation of America's Presidents and the Crisis of Leadership, Polymath: An Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences Journal/Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, 2013.

Holtzman, R., “The Enduring Narrative of ‘Socialized’ Medicine: Oppositional Rhetoric and Obama’s Health Care Reform”, Itineration: Cross-Disciplinary Studies in Rhetoric, Media, and Culture, 2013.

Green, A.,Holtzman, R., “Barack Obama,” “George W. Bush,” “Joseph Biden, Jr.,” and “States United to Prevent Gun Violence” (4 entries), Encyclopedia Articles, 2012.

Award for Meritorious Teaching, 2018

Award for Meritorious Service, 2016

Bryant Panhellenic Council Faculty Award, 2016

Award for Meritorious Service, 2014

Contributing to Success: Innovation Award, 2014

Award for Meritorious Research and Scholarship, 2012

Award for Meritorious Service, 2012

University Award for "Outstanding Service", 2012

'Outstanding Teaching in Political Science' Award, 2011

Student Senate Choice Award for Faculty Cooperation and Support, 2011

Award for Meritorious Service, 2010

Award for Meritorious Teaching, 2010

'Outstanding Teaching in Political Science' Award, 2009

University Award for "Excellence in Teaching", 2009

Award for Meritorious Teaching, 2008

American Politics, Modern American Presidency, Political Parties and Elections, The Politics of the Government and Business in the U.S., Global Foundations of Character and Leadership

American politics, particularly focused on presidential rhetoric, political narratives, and political discourse; Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Political Epistemology Section of the American Political Science Association

Western Political Science Association

Interpretive Methodologies and Methods Conference Group of the American Political Science Association

Pi Kappa Alpha Political Science Honors Society

Omicron Delta Kappa National Honors Society

Undergraduate Education Section of the American Political Science Association

Presidency Research Group of the American Political Science Association

American Political Science Association