Eric Oliver is Professor of
Political Science at the University of Chicago. His interests include
contemporary American politics, suburban and racial politics, political
psychology, and the politics of science. His books include Democracy in
Suburbia (Princeton University Press, 2001), Fat Politics: the
Real Story Behind America's Obesity Epidemic (Oxford University Press
2005), and The Paradoxes of Integration: Race, Neighborhood, and Civic
Life in Multi-ethnic America (University of Chicago Press, 2010).