Top 20 Political Scientist celebrities in United States

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Political Scientist celebrities [Updated March 29, 2023].

1. Robert David Putnam

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Robert David Putnam was born on January 9, 1941 in United States.
He became the Malkin Professor of Public Policy at the Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government.

2. Charles E. Merriam

Charles E. Merriam net worth 2020
Charles E. Merriam was born on November 15, 1874 in United States.
Despite no formal mathematical training, he believed in using quantitative analysis to back up research and theories - which became called the Chicago School of research.

3. Amy Walter

Amy Walter net worth 2020
Amy Walter was born on October 19, 1969 in United States.
She was the recipient of the Washington Post's Crystal Ball Award in 2009. She was also part of the Emmy-winning CNN election coverage team in 2006. 

4. Daniel W. Drezner

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Daniel W. Drezner was born on August 28, 1968 in United States.
He joined The Washington Post in 2014 as a featured international politics contributor. He has also frequently contributed to

5. Michael McFaul

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Michael McFaul was born on October 1, 1963 in United States.

American scholar and professor of political science who was the United States Ambassador to Russia from 2012-14. He was previously the Special Assistant to the President at the U.S. National Security Council during the administration of Barack Obama.

He's the author of numerous books including 2018's From Cold War to Hot Peace: An American Ambassador in Putin's Russia.

6. Neera Tanden

Neera Tanden net worth 2020
Neera Tanden was born on September 10, 1970 in United States.

Political strategist who has gained fame for her time as the president of the Center for American Progress liberal think tank. She ascended to the role in 2011 after serving as COO, and later served as an advisor to Hillary Clinton during her 2016 bid for president. 

She first joined the Center for American Progress as their senior vice president for domestic policy. She has appeared frequently on CNN, MSNBC, and NewsHour with Jim Lehrer. 

7. Norman Ornstein

Norman Ornstein net worth 2020
Norman Ornstein was born on October 14, 1948 in United States.
He was named by Foreign Policy as one of the Top 100 Global Thinkers for his work "diagnosing America's political dysfunction" in 2012. 

8. Rick Wilson

Rick Wilson was born on November 21, 1963 in United States.

Political strategist who has gained fame for his work primarily for Republican political campaigns, including for Rudy Giuliani during his 2000 bid for US Senate. His debut 2018 book Everything Trump Touches Dies spent one week on the New York Times' non-fiction best-seller list upon its publishing. 

He worked as the Florida field director for George H.W. Bush's 1988 presidential campaign. He has contributed to Daily Beast and Politico as a political analyst.