Douglas J. Amy

Professor of Politics, Mount Holyoke College

Douglas Amy is a Professor of Politics at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts. He is a leading expert on electoral voting systems, including proportional representation, redistricting issues in the United States, and the plight of third party candidacies. Government is Good: An Unapologetic Defense of a Vital Institution, Amy's latest book, spells out the government's crucial role in improving Americans' lives and promoting the public good, and also critiques the right-wing attack on government.