Quotes by James Q. Wilson

About James Q. Wilson:

James Quinn Wilson was an American academic, political scientist, and an authority on public administration. Most of his career was spent as a professor at UCLA and Harvard. He coauthored a leading university textbook on American government, as well as many scholarly books and articles, and op-ed essays. He gained national attention for a 1982 article introducing the broken windows theory. Wilson served on many national committees and boards, and was elected president of the American Political Science Association.

Author Bio

  • NameJames Q. Wilson
  • DescriptionAmerican political scientist
  • BornMay 27, 1931
  • DiedMarch 2, 2012
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionPolitical Scientist; Criminologist
  • AwardsPresidential Medal Of Freedom