Sid Olufs

Professor of Political Science

Sid Olufs
Phased Retirement
  • Professional
  • Biography


  • Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 1979
  • M.A., Pennsylvania State University, 1976
  • B.A., University of Washington, 1974

Areas of Emphasis or Expertise

  • Public Policy
  • Political Philosophy
  • American Government


  • The War Against the Common Good co-authored with David Schuman, (Chandler Sharp Publishers, 2006) : View Book
  • The Making of Telecommunications Policy, (Lynne Rienner Pub, 1998) : View Book
  • Diversity On Campus co-authored with David Schuman, (Allyn and Bacon, 1994) : View Book
  • Public Administration In The United States co-authored with David Schuman, (D.C. Heath & Co, 1993) : View Book


Sid Olufs came to PLU in 1982, after teaching at the University of Montana. His books include The War Against the Common Good (Chandler Sharp, coauthor with David Schuman), The Making Of Telecommunications Policy (Lynne Rienner Publishers), Diversity On Campus (Allyn & Bacon,coauthor with David Schuman) and Public Administration In The United States (Heath, coauthor with David Schuman). His teaching and research interests include public policy and political philosophy.