The ELS Blog is pleased to announce the addition of Chris Zorn as a permanent editor. Chris is a professor of Political Science at University of South Carolina who will be joining the Penn State faculty in January 2008. He is a noted methodologist with research interests covering a range of topics, including American and international political institutions, including federal government litigation, U.S. Supreme Court decision-making, international relations, and a wide array of quantitative methods. Prior to his appointment at South Carolina, Chris served as a Visiting Scientist and Program Director for the Law and Social Science Program at the National Science Foundation and Associate Professor and Winship Distinguished Research Professor of Political Science at Emory University. He is also a perennial instructor in the ICPSR Summer Program.
The ELS Blog and its readership are really lucky to have Chris on board. In addition to his tremendous technical abilities and skills, he is also a constructive critic and patient colleague who is always focused on our common goal of building knowledge. Chris is a great asset to the ELS movement, and we look forward to his regular contributions.