Robert E. DiClerico
(Emeritus) Eberly Professor for Outstanding Teaching
Ph.D., Indiana University, Bloomington, 1974
Office: 301C Woodburn Hall
Professor DiClerico teaches and conducts research on the presidency, political parties and elections, and the politics of agenda setting. His primary research areas are the president and presidential elections. He is the author of Voting in America(ABC-CLIO, 2004) and The American President 5th edition(Prentice Hall, 2000); and co-author of Choosing Our Choice (Rowan and Littlefield, 2000) and Few are Chosen (McGraw Hill, 1984). He is editor of Campaigns and Elections (Prentice Hall, 2000) and Analyzing the Presidency (Dushkin, 1990) . His scholarly articles have appeared in Presidential Studies Quarterly , Society, and South Atlantic Quarterly. Professor DiClerico’s outstanding teaching has been recognized by many awards. Along with being designated one of the College’s original Eberly Professors for Outstanding Teaching (in 1996), Professor DiClerico has been previously named West Virginia Professor of the Year, CASE Professor of the Year, WVU Foundation Outstanding Teacher, Danforth Fellow, Amoco Outstanding Teacher, and Eberly College Outstanding Teacher. He is the Department’s Director of Undergraduate Studies and the WVU Campus Representative of the Rhodes and Truman Scholarship Foundations.