Daniel J. Galvin

Associate Professor of Political Science

Daniel J. Galvin (Ph.D., Yale University) is an Associate Professor of Political Science and a Faculty Fellow at the Institute for Policy Research at Northwestern University. His current research focuses on labor policy and politics, worker organizations, and the enforcement of labor standards. He is writing a book on the changing politics of workers’ rights and the efforts of low-wage workers to build power and strengthen their rights and protections in the workplace. He also researches and writes on presidential politics, political parties, and American political development. He is the author of Presidential Party Building: Dwight D. Eisenhower to George W. Bush, co-editor of Rethinking Political Institutions: The Art of the State, and has published numerous journal articles and book chapters.