John Green bio

C. Green
is director of the Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics and
Distinguished Professor of Political Science at the University of Akron, and
also serves as a senior fellow in religion and American politics at the Pew
Forum on Religion & Public Life. He has done extensive research on American
religious communities and politics. In addition to publishing his most recent
book The Faith Factor: How Religion Influences American Elections,
published by Praeger in 2007 as the first volume in a Greenberg Center series on
Religion, Society and Politics. In addition, Green is the co-author of
The Values Campaign: The Christian Right in American Politics
, The Bully
Pulpit: The Politics of Protestant Clergy
, and Religion and the Culture
. In addition he is widely known as an observer of national and Ohio
politics, and is frequently quoted in the press, including the New York Times,
The Washington Post, Newsweek, Time, NPR, CNN, ABC and CBS.