Rich Powell

Richard J. Powell is Associate Professor of Political Science, Director of the new Institute for Leadership and Democracy, and Director of the Peter Madigan ’81 Congressional Internship Program and Kenneth Palmer Maine State Legislative Internship Program. His research and teaching interests include the U.S. Presidency, Congress, Leadership, Mass Media, Elections, and State Politics. He is actively involved with the Honors College and also serves as the advisor for UMaine’s minor in Legal Studies.