John J. Pitney, Jr., Ph.D.


Areas of Expertise

California Politics, Congress, Electoral Politics, American Politics, Media Politics, National Elections, Obama Administration, Political Advertising, Political Parties, Presidency, Public Policy, Internet & Politics


Selected Research and Publications


Selected Awards and Affiliations

  • The Presidential Award, Claremont McKenna College, 2013
  • Honorary life membership, Claremont McKenna College Alumni Association, May 18, 2001.
  • Excellence in Education Award, Saratoga Central Catholic High School, June 13, 2000.
  • Glenn R. Huntoon Teaching Award, Claremont McKenna College, 2000 and 1995.
  • Richard M. Shure Award for excellence in teaching, Claremont McKenna College, 1988.



John J. Pitney, Jr., Ph.D.

Crocker Professor of Politics

Education: B.A., Union College; M.A., M. Phil., Ph.D., Yale University
Department: Government
Office Hours:
  Tuesday, 01:00PM - 03:00PM
  Thursday, 01:00PM - 03:00PM
Email: jpitney@cmc.edu
Phone: (909) 607-4224
Fax: (909) 621-8419
Address: Kravis Center 232
Website: Web Site
Curriculum Vitae: CV

Media Contact

For more information, please contact the Claremont McKenna College Public Affairs Office at (909) 621-8099