Peter Ubertaccio

Director, Joseph Martin Institute for Law & Society, Stonehill College

Peter Ubertaccio is chair of the department of political science and director of the Joseph Martin Institute for Law & Society at Stonehill College in Easton, Mass and a regular analyst on New England Cable News. You can follow him on Twitter @ProfessorU

His work focuses on political parties, marketing and institutions and has been featured in the Routledge Handbook of Political Management, Winning Elections with Political Marketing and the Routledge Handbook of Political Marketing. With Brian Cook of Clark University he contributed to the centennial issue of the American Political Science Review with an analysis of Woodrow Wilson’s contribution to the field of political science, “Wilson’s Failure: Roots of Contention About the Meaning of a Science of Politics.”

Professor Ubertaccio has developed innovative travel-learning courses and has led seminars in, and brought groups of students to, Washington, D.C., New York City, Nigeria, Mexico City, Guatemala, and England. For years he has organized two weeks of seminars each May in Washington on Politics, Power, and Policymaking. He has served three times as the Program Chair for the annual meeting of the New England Political Science Association. He received his Ph.D. in Politics from Brandeis University in Waltham, MA and lives on Cape Cod where he is on the Board of Directors of the OpenCape Corporation and the Sandwich Economic Initiative Corporation.