Norman Provizer


Politics/Public Policy, Terrorism, Journalism and Mass Communication, Domestic Policy


Election campaigns, Political history, Social movements, Campaign issues, Constitutional law, Political leadership, Polling, Survey research, Elections, Political violence, Media, Politics, Terrorism, Constitutional law, Media and politics, Political violence

Degree: Ph.D.

Title: Professor, Director of the Golda Meir Center for Political Leadership, Director of Leadership Studies

Department: Political Science


Office Phone: 303-615-2028

Mobile Phone: 303-986-6772

Alternate Phone: 303-809-5696

Interviewed by: Reuters, the Associated Press, the Canadian Broadcasting System, National Public Radio, The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times, the Baltimore Sun, the Boston Globe, the Denver Post, the Rocky Mountain News, The Washington Times, Huffington Post, LGBTQ Nation, CNN, KOA Radio, 9NEWS, Charlotte Observer, KUVO-FM, CNBC, Christian Science Monitor, The Colorado Independent, Univision, PBS12, Studio12, 760AM Gloria Neal Show, CW2, Windsor Now, FOX31, Denver7, Denverite


Retired political science professor Norman Provizer taught American Constitutional Law, Leadership Studies, Leadership & Social Change and American National Government for more than three decades.

He has taught at Metropolitan State University of Denver since 1989. 

Provizer has recently written chapters in: The Companion to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Fictional Leaders, Lincoln’s Enduring Legacy, and Leadership Studies: The Dialogue of Disciplines. Additionally, he has co-edited three books on the United States Supreme Court and has published articles in numerous academic journals including White House Studies and The Leadership Quarterly. 

Provizer has served as an election analyst for television stations in Denver and Shreveport, La. His op-ed pieces have appeared in The New York Times as well as other newspapers. Under his direction, the Meir Center developed a leadership program for the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in Denver.