JOHN D. GRIFFIN is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Colorado, Boulder.
He specializes in the study of political equality within American political institutions, especially the U.S. Congress. His work has appeared in the American Journal of Political Science, the Journal of Politics, Legislative Studies Quarterly, Political Research Quarterly, the Annual Review of Political Science, and other volumes. Griffin is the co-author (with Brian Newman) of Minority Report: Evaluating Political Equality in America (University of Chicago Press). He is currently writing a book with John Aldrich on the failure of representation in the American South,also for Chicago. Griffin received a B.A. from Boston College in 1990, a J.D. from the University of Colorado School of Law in 1995, and a Ph.D. from Duke University in 2002.