Murphy, Russell D.

Russell D. Murphy is a professor of Government and Chair of the Department at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut. He received his Ph.D. in political science from Yale University.

Strategic Calculations and the Admission of New States Into the Union, 1789-1960. Congress and the Politics of Statehood
2008 0-7734-4965-5
Examines the political party and balance of power and policy considerations behind each state’s admission to the Union.