Martin J. Sweet teaches political science at Purdue University, and is the CEO and Founder of CITIZEN CONGRESS, a bipartisan technology and civic education firm. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin - Madison, and J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School. Sweet has previously been on the faculty, staff, or a visitor at Georgetown University, Northwestern University, the University of Haifa, and Florida Atlantic University. Sweet was the National Director of Jewish Outreach for Marco Rubio for President in 2016.
His book, Merely Judgment: Ignoring, Evading, and Trumping the Supreme Court, published by the University of Virginia Press in 2010, examines the cases of affirmative action, hate speech, flag burning, school prayer, and legislative vetoes. Sweet was the 2005 co-winner of the American Political Science Association's Corwin Prize for the nation's best doctoral dissertation in the area of public law. Sweet has been interviewed for his political analysis and insight numerous times by The Hill, Miami Herald, Palm Beach Post, South Florida Sun-Sentinel, and Orlando Sentinel, as well as the L.A. Times, New York Times, and the Washington Post. He has also been an invited speaker and panel moderator for national and local educational, civic, political, and religious organizations.
Martin J Sweet
Email: martin [at] martinjsweet [dot] com
University of Wisconsin: PhD, MA, BS
University of Minnesota: JD