Thomas E. Patterson
Thomas E. Patterson is Bradlee Professor of Government and the Press at the Harvard Kennedy School. He is the author of the 2018 One Book South Dakota, Informing the News, and many other titles examining politics and the media, including The Vanishing Voter, Out of Order and The Unseeing Eye. A South Dakota State University political science graduate, Patterson received his PhD from the University of Minnesota. His research has been funded by the Ford, Markle, Smith-Richardson, Pew, Knight, Carnegie and National Science foundations.