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Pearson Cross
Professor
School of Behavioral & Social Sci
STRS 208
318-342-5934
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Pearson Cross, PhD
Professor, Criminal Justice
Director, School of Behavioral & Social Sciences

Education

Ph D

1997, Politics
Brandeis University

BA

1985, Political Science
San Francisco State University

Recent Publications

Cross, P. The Politics of Opportunity: Education Reform in the Jindal Administration.
Cross, P. (2023). Home Rule Charters. New Orleans: Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities.
Cross, P. (2023). Louisiana Government in the Modern Era. New Orleans, Louisiana: Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities.
Cross, P. (2022). The Party is Over: The New Louisiana Politics. Baton Rouge, Louisiana: Louisiana State University Press.

Courses Taught

POLS 2010HONORS POLITICAL SCIENCE, 2 course(s)

POLS 4007WESTERN POLITICAL THEORY, 2 course(s)

POLS 4020LOUISIANA GOVT & POLITICS, 2 course(s)

POLS 4055THE U.S. PRESIDENCY, 1 course(s)

POLS 4099SENIOR SEMINAR, 1 course(s)