Jack Citrin

director, Institute of Governmental Studies

Jack Citrin is the Heller Professor of Political Science at UC Berkeley and directs the campus's Institute of Governmental studies. He teaches in the fields of political behavior and comparative government; his research interests include political sociology and nationalism. Among his books and edited volumes are American Identity and the Politics of Multiculturalism (2014), Public Opinion and Constitutional Controversy (2009), Tax Revolt, Something for Nothing in California (1982,1985), After the Tax Revolt: Proposition 13 Turns 30 (2009) and Nominating the President: Evolution and Revolution in 2008 and Beyond (2009). He is the author of numerous articles in leading journals as well as many book chapters. Citrin received his B.A. and M.A. from McGill University and his Ph.D. from UC Berkeley.