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Encyclopedia > Steven Brams

Steven J. Brams (born November 28, 1940) is a political scientist and professor at New York University. Brams is best known for his research on voting systems, and in particular, his research into and advocacy of approval voting. November 28 is the 332nd day (333rd on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1940 was a leap year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... See also: Political Science Notable political scientists Kenneth Arrow - Nobel Memorial Prize winning economist who published influential paper on his widely cited Arrows Impossibility Theorem Robert Axelrod Duncan Black - Responsible for unearthing the work of many early political scientists, including Charles Dodgson Jean-Charles de Borda - 18th century mathematician... New York University (NYU) is a large research university in New York City. ... Voters at the voting booths in the US in 1945 Voting systems are methods (algorithms) for groups of people to select one or more options from many, taking into account the individual preferences of the group members. ... Approval voting is a voting system used for elections, in which each voter can vote for as many or as few candidates as the voter chooses. ...

Brams was born in Concord, New Hampshire. He earned his B.S. at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Politics, Economics, and Science in 1962. He went on to earn his Ph.D. in Political Science in 1966. Concord is the capital of New Hampshire, a state of the United States of America. ... A Bachelor of Science (B.S., B.Sc. ... The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, or MIT, is a research institution and university located in the city of Cambridge, Massachusetts directly across the Charles River from Bostons Back Bay district. ... 1962 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. ... Niccolò Machiavelli, ca 1500, became the key figure in realistic political theory, crucial to political science Political Science is an academic and research discipline that deals with the theory and practice of politics and the description and analysis of political systems and political behavior. ... 1966 was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ...

He worked briefly in U.S. federal government positions before taking an Associate Professor position at Syracuse University in 1967. He moved to New York University in 1969, where he is a Professor in the Department of Politics. Syracuse University Syracuse University (SU) is a major private American research university. ... 1967 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... New York University (NYU) is a large research university in New York City. ... 1969 was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ...

External links

  • Steven Brams - NYU (http://www.nyu.edu/gsas/dept/politics/faculty/brams/brams_home.html)



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