Corrado, Anthony J.,, Jr. (Tony)

Professor of Government

Box 5302

Phone: 207-859-5302
Fax: 207-859-5229
Mailing Address:
5302 Mayflower Hill
Waterville, Maine 04901-8853
Corrado, Anthony J.,, Jr.

Areas of Expertise

  • American politics
  • Campaign finance, at the national and state levels
  • Presidential elections
  • Election law

Courses Currently Teaching

CourseCourse Title
GO171 AIntroduction to Political Theory
GO273 AAmerican Political Thought
GO297 AThe 2016 Presidential Election
GO397A AGeneral Election Politics: 2016
GO421 ASeminar: Prospects for Political Reform

Professional Information

Anthony Corrado is Professor of Government at Colby College in Waterville, Maine, where he teaches courses on American politics and political theory. Widely regarded as one of the nation's leading experts on political finance, Dr. Corrado is a Nonresident Senior Fellow of the Brookings Institution and serves as Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Campaign Finance Institute. He has also served as a special advisor to the American Bar Association Committee on Election Law and as a member of the American Bar Association Advisory Commission on Election Law. He has also been appointed to a number of advisory boards. Dr. Corrado is the author or coauthor of a number of books on campaign finance and elections, including Financing the 2008 Election, Financing the 2004 Election, Paying for Presidents, The New Campaign Finance Sourcebook, and Campaign Finance Reform: Beyond the Basics. He has published dozens of book chapters and articles on the financing of national elections, political party behavior, and campaign and election law. His previous professional activities include serving as project director of the Committee for Economic Development's Money in Politics and Improving Judicial Selection programs; principal investigator for the Coalition to Promote Civic Dialogue on Campaign Finance Reform, a nonpartisan civic education project sponsored by The Pew Charitable Trusts; and executive director of the Twentieth Century Fund Task Force on Presidential Debates. He also served on the national staff or as a consultant in four presidential campaigns.


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