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About Sheldon Goldman

My research interests include the politics of judicial selection and confirmation, the backgrounds and career paths of lower federal court judges,and the politics of constitutional law and civil liberties.


Present Distinguished Professor, Department of Policical Science, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Curriculum Vitae


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Honors and Awards

  • 2009 Award for Outstanding Accomplishment in Research and Creative Activity, University of Massachusetts Amherst, UMass Amherst Faculty Convocation
  • 2013 Distinguished Professors Award

Contact Information

Department of Political Science
200 Hicks Way
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst, Massachusetts 01003
Tel: 413-545-6179


senatorial confirmation politics (1)

presidential judicial appointment politics (1)

judicial politics (1)

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