The Catholic University of America

Matthew Green, Ph.D.

IPR Fellow
Email: greenm[at]
Phone: (202) 319-5667
Department: Department of Politics

Matthew Green (PhD, Yale University, 2004) is an Associate Professor of Politics at The Catholic University of America.  His research interests include congressional politics, U.S. elections, political leadership, and the development of political institutions in the United States.

His latest book, The Speaker of the House:  A Study of Leadership (2010), examines when and why Speakers of the House influence legislative outcomes.  He is currently working on a book-length manuscript about the minority party in the U.S. House.  His research has also appeared in several journals, including American Politics Research, Electoral Studies, Legislative Studies Quarterly, and Political Research Quarterly.