Clarence Stone

Research Professor of Political Science and Public Policy



Office Phone: (202) 994-8871

Clarence Stone (Ph.D., Duke University, 1963) is Research Professor of Political Science and Public Policy. His teaching interests center on urban politics and comparative local politics. His research interests include the theory and practice of local democracy, urban education, and the local agenda-setting process. Stone is also Professor Emeritus at the University of Maryland.

Urban politics; Comparative local politics; School reform politics; Political leadership; Agenda setting.

His most recent book is Building Civic Capacity: The Politics of Reforming Urban Schools, (2001) co-authored with Jeffrey Henig, Bryan Jones, and Carol Pierannunzi. Other books include Changing Urban Education (1998), Regime Politics (1989), and Economic Growth and Neighborhood Discontent (1976).

Ph.D., Duke University, 1963