Wayne McIntosh

Department of Government and Politics
University of Maryland

3140 Tydings Hall
College Park, MD 20742


phone: 301.405.3609
email: wvmci {at} umd•edu

Curriculum Vitae

Current Projects:
Inter-Court Relations in the American Legal System—Using New Technologies to Examine Communication of Precedent.  With support from the National Science Foundation (Law & Social Sciences, SES-0416455 and SES-0519157), we are engaged in a project to study and map the flow of precedent across the American court system during the full course of the 20th century on the issue of regulatory takings.  Visit the Project website: CITE-IT

Digital Docket: Applying Computational Linguistics to the Study of Law and Courts.  With Support from the National Science Foundation, under award BSC-0624067, from September, 2006 to August, 2009

Editor, Law and Politics Book Review. Reviews are published frequently, and readers are notified by e-mail as new ones are available.  The Section has a membership of almost 900 and presently sends the Review to over 1,300 readers in 39 countries.  The electronic medium enables us to review almost every book about the legal process and politics, to do longer reviews than are usually published, and to make the reviews available within six months of our receipt of the book.


Fields of Study:

  • Law, Courts & Politics
  • American Politics
  • Information Technology
  • Political Inquiry and Methodology
  • Mathematical modeling 


  • UMD Excellence in Mentorship, 2003
  • UMD Certificate for Teaching Excellence, 2000, 1998
  • BSOS Excellence in Teaching Award, 1996, 1990
  • 1995-1996 CTE-Lilly Teaching Fellow


Department of Government & Politics, University of Maryland