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(b. 1930, Brooklyn, New York; d. 1993, Oakland, California). Ph.D. Yale University; B.A. Brooklyn College.

At the time of his death, Wildavsky was the Class of 1940 Professor of Political Science and Public Policy and a member of the staff of the Survey Research Center at the University of California at Berkeley, where he had taught since 1962. He had also been Chair of the Political Science Department and founding Dean of the Graduate School of Public Policy. Previously, he had taught at Oberlin College and was briefly President of the Russell Sage Foundation. He held honorary degrees from Brooklyn College, Yale University, and the University of Bologna. He served as the President of the American Political Science Association and was a Fellow of the American ...

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