Terri Bimes

Associate Teaching Professor, Department of Political Science
122 Moses Hall
United States
Research Interests:
American Politics

Terri Bimes (Ph.D., Yale University) is a lecturer in the Charles and Louise Travers Department of Political Science and assistant research director at the Institute of Governmental Studies. As a lecturer, she teaches courses on the presidency and the senior honors thesis writing seminar.  Her past publications include articles on populism and presidential elections. At the Institute of Governmental Studies, she directs the John Gardner Public Service Fellowship Program, the Charles H. Percy Undergraduate Grant for Public Affairs Research, the Mike Synar Graduate Research Fellowship, and the Anglo-American Studies Program.   


Terri Bimes, Affiliated Faculty
After his victory in New Hampshire, Donald Trump has shown that he is a real contender for the Republican Party’s nomination. Prediction markets, in which consumers can place bids on who will win the nomination, had soured on Trump following his setback in Iowa. But right now on Predict It, Trump’s...
Terri Bimes, Affiliated Faculty
Vice President Joe Biden has been pondering the 2016 presidential race and lately that thinking has been done in a more public way: meeting with Sen. Elizabeth Warren over the weekend, receiving President Obama’s blessing to run, and seeking out senior Democratic staff members and fundraisers. The...