Political scientistsA political scientist is someone who studies or contributes to the field of political science
Notable political scientists:
- Kenneth Arrow - Nobel Memorial Prize winning economist who published influential paper on his widely cited Arrow's Impossibility Theorem
- Duncan Black - Responsible for unearthing the work of many early political scientists, including Charles Dodgson
- Jean-Charles de Borda - 18th century mathematician who devised the Borda count
- Steven Brams
- Marquis de Condorcet - 18th century mathematician and philosopher who contributed the often used Condorcet criterion and devised the concept of a Condorcet method
- Clyde Coombs
- Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (a.k.a. Lewis Carroll) - Famous author of Alice in Wonderland who was also a noted professor of mathematics at Oxford University. He devised Dodgson's Method of voting system.
- Maurice Duverger - French lawyer and sociologist responsible for Duverger's law
- Peter Fishburn
- Thomas Hare - Devised single transfer voting (a.k.a. Hare's method)
- Kenneth May
- Samuel Merrill
- William H. Riker - 20th century political scientist who applied game theory to political science.
- Nicolaus Tideman