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Anthony Corrado
Professor of Government at Colby College

Anthony Corrado is Charles A. Dana Professor of Government at Colby College in Waterville, Maine, where he teaches courses on American politics and political theory. Widely regarded as one of the nation’s leading experts on political finance, Dr. Corrado is a Nonresident Senior Fellow of the Brookings Institution. He is also a member of the American Bar Association Advisory Commission on Election Law and holds positions on a number of other advisory boards. 

Dr. Corrado is the author or editor of a number of books on campaign finance and elections, including Financing the 2004 Election, Paying for Presidents, The New Campaign Finance Sourcebook, and Campaign Finance Reform: Beyond the Basics. He has published more than thirty articles on the financing of national elections, political party behavior, and campaign and election law.  His previous professional activities include serving as the principal investigator for the Coalition to Promote Civic Dialogue on Campaign Finance Reform, a nonpartisan civic education project sponsored by The Pew Charitable Trusts; project director of the Committee for Economic Development’s Improving Judicial Selection program; and executive director of the Twentieth Century Fund Task Force on Presidential Debates.

Dr. Corrado has received the American Political Science Association's Emerging Scholars Award and New England Political Science Association's John C. Donovan Prize. He is a recipient of the Charles Bassett Senior Teaching Award at Colby College and has been recognized for Outstanding Teaching in Political Science by the American Political Science Association and Pi Sigma Alpha.

Dr. Corrado is a frequent commentator on national politics, and has appeared regularly on National Public Radio, as well as on the NBC Nightly News, CBS Sunday Morning, CNN, C-SPAN and The News Hour with Jim Lehrer

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