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Employee Profile

Richard G Forgette

Provost/VC for Academic Affairs
Associate Provost and Professor of Political Science
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137 LYCEUM
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-1058
Joined UM: August 1, 2003

Brief Bio

Richard Forgette is Associate Provost and Professor of Political Science at the University of Mississippi. Professor Forgette received M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Rochester, and an M.A. from the University of North Carolina. He was an Assistant Professor and Associate Professor of Political Science at Miami University (Oxford, Ohio) from 1992-2003. He also was the American Political Science Association William Steiger Congressional Fellow in 1996-97 serving in the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate. In 2003, Professor Forgette joined the the University of Mississippi as Professor and Department Chair of Political Science. He served 8 years as a Department Chair, and, in 2011, he joined the College of Liberal Arts as Senior Associate Dean and, in 2014-15, interim Dean. Professor Forgette has published three books and numerous peer-reviewed publications on legislative organization, legislative elections, and public policy. His research specifically relates to legislative budgeting, congressional party organizations, and public trust in Congress. He has also conducted research on community resilience and recovery, and his research has been supported by the National Science Foundation and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. He teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in American politics, public policy analysis, and quantitative research methods.

Degrees

MS
Political Science
University of Rochester (1984)
PhD
Political Science
University of Rochester (1992)

Committee Memberships

CETL - Keep Teaching and Learning
Ad Hoc Committee
CETL - QEP Advisory Board
Ad Hoc Committee
University Standing Committee
Completion and Student Success (CASS)
Other Kind of Committee
University Standing Committee
Crisis Action Team (CAT)
Other Kind of Committee
University Standing Committee
Incident Response Team (IRT)
Other Kind of Committee
New Faculty Learning Community
Other Kind of Committee
Provost Scholars Program Task Force
Task Force
Retention Advisory Board
Other Kind of Committee
SET Task Force
Task Force
STAMPS Scholarship Selection Committee
Other Kind of Committee
STAMPS Selection Committee
UG Application Selection Committee
University Standing Committee
University Standing Committee