Party affiliation: Democrat
November 1967); children—John Max, Joan. Married second, Barbara Smith Schelling. Stepchildren—Andrew Schelling, Melissa Schelling, Timothy Norton Schelling.
Assistant to dean Maxwell School, Syracuse, New York, 1947-1948. Instructor government Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, 1948-1949. Special assistant to comptroller State of Connecticut, 1949-1950.
Legislation assistant to Sen. William Benton, Connecticut, 1950-1953. Assistant to president Chatham College, Pittsburgh, 1953-1955.
Deputy director budget div. State of New York, 1955-1956. Director Eagleton Institute Politics, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1956-1973, also professor political science, chairman political science section, 1963-1965.
Dean Graduate School, professor government Georgetown (District of Columbia) U., 1973-1980, vice president for graduate studies and research, 1979-1980. Consultant elections and politics NBC News, 1962-1964, ABC News, since 1966, public affairs department Ford Foundation, 1962-1965. Chief research consultant to president pro tem New York Senate, 1965, minority leader New York Assembly, 1969-1980, member board Operations and Policy Research, Washington, 1967-1980.
Chairman National Corporation for Policy Research and Operations, New York City, 1968-1975, Election Law Revision Commission, New Jersey, 1966-1980. Staff director Joint Legislative Commision on Higher Education, 1965, President’s Commision on Registration and Voter Participation, 1963-1964, Select Commision on Western Hemisphere Immigration, 1967-1968. Adviser Prime Minister Guyana, 1965-1966.
Board of directors United Fund New Brunswick. Board of managers Trenton Eastern State Hospital. Trustee Institute for American Universities, Aix-en-Provence, France, Mount Vernon College, Washington, Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge, 1978-1980.
Author: (with Jack Peltason) A Student Guide to Campaign Politics, 1970. (with Jess Unruh) Essays on the Legislative Process, 1970. (with Gerald Pomper) American Party Politics, Essays and Readings, 1966.
(with William Baumer) Politics is Your Business, 1960. (with Paul Tillett) The Politics of the Budget of New York, 1959. Political Parties in an Age of Scarcity, 1978.
Several chapters in other vols.
Born March 6, 1925