Eastern Michigan University
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Arnold Fleischmann


Fleischmann 601M Pray-Harrold



Current Semester Courses

Fall 2018

PLSC 330 TR, 11-12:15. Syllabus [PDF]

Office Hours

TR 12:30-2:30; Thursday 9:00-10:30 am; and by appointment


Ph.D. (1984), University of Texas-Austin.

B.A. (1973), University of St. Thomas (MN).

curriculum vitae

Interests and Expertise

state and local politics

urban development

LGBT politics

Selected Scholarly Activity

Politics in Georgia, 3rd edition.  Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2017.  Pp. xiv+412 (with Robert M. Howard and Richard N. Engstrom).

"Urbanization of the South."  In Charles S. Bullock III and Mark J. Rozell (eds.), Oxford Handbook of Southern Politics, 80-102.  New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.

"Competing Social Movements and Local Political Culture: Voting on Ballot Propositions to Ban Same-Sex Marriage in the U.S. States."  Social Science Quarterly 90 (March 2009): 134-149 (with Laura Moyer).

"What's a City to Do? Explaining Differences in Local Economic Development Policies."  Western Political Quarterly 45 (September 1992): 677-699 (with Gary P. Green and Tsz Man Kwong) [most cited publication].