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Gary Moncrief
Consulting Scholar, State Government and Politics, Eagleton Institute of Politics
University of California-Santa Barbara, University of Kentucky

Moncrief is a University Foundation Research Scholar and University Distinguished Professor of Political Science at Boise State University. Moncrief received his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara and Ph.D. from the University of Kentucky. In addition to serving on the Boise State University faculty for over 30 years, he has been a visiting professor at the University of Washington and Rutgers University.

Dr. Moncrief has published six books and more than 55 journal articles and book chapters on various aspects of state politics - especially state legislatures. His most recent books include: State Legislatures Today, 2nd ed. (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2015); Why States Matter: An Introduction to State Politics (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2013); Reapportionment and Redistricting in the West (Lexington Books, 2011); and State Legislatures Today: Politics Under the Domes (Longman, 2009). Moncrief is a frequent speaker at meetings and workshops for state officials around the country.