David Robertson, oft-quoted UMSL political science professor, dies at 69

Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch - View Original Article
Published: Oct 11, 2020
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63% Conservative


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This article includes the following sentiments, providing an average bias score of 63% Conservative:

  • 1 positive sentiment for Police funding


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99% "Dr. Robertson died Wednesday (Oct. 7, 2020) from complications of pancreatic cancer.""
97% "I loved the Declaration of Independence, and in high school, I carried around a booklet of quotations about democracy, he wrote.""
96% "He'd wear a sweatshirt with the Constitution on it on Sept. 17, Constitution Day, and propped a James Madison doll on his podium when ..."
94% "I always have despised dictatorships in novels like '1984,' in the histories of Hitler and Stalin, and in too many foreign nations in our ..."
63% "He is also survived by his son, Bryan, daughter-in-law, Elizabeth, and grandson, Hunter, also of Prescott.""
-52% "Dr. Robertson grew up in Chicago and received a bachelor's degree in political science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, then earned his doctorate in ..."
-69% "Colleague David Kimball said Dr. Robertson was very even-keeled and calm, helpful when it came to faculty disagreements.""
-81% "Even during pandemic budget squeezes, Dr. Robertson wanted to help.""
-85% "Tags David Robertson Dave Robertson University Of Missouri-st""
-86% "Subscribe for $3 for 3 months David Robertson had planned to retire next year after spending nearly 40 years as a political science professor at ..."


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63% : He is also survived by his son, Bryan, daughter-in-law, Elizabeth, and grandson, Hunter, also of Prescott.
99% : Dr. Robertson died Wednesday (Oct. 7, 2020) from complications of pancreatic cancer.
97% : He had this amazing ability to give you a strong critique and see flaws in what you were doing, and make you feel good about it."
97% : I loved the Declaration of Independence, and in high school, I carried around a booklet of quotations about democracy," he wrote.
96% : He'd wear a sweatshirt with the Constitution on it on Sept. 17, Constitution Day, and propped a James Madison doll on his podium when he spoke about the Founding Father and fourth president of the United States.
94% : "I always have despised dictatorships in novels like '1984,' in the histories of Hitler and Stalin, and in too many foreign nations in our own time."
48% : Dr. Robertson grew up in Chicago and received a bachelor's degree in political science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, then earned his doctorate in political science from Indiana University.
31% : Colleague David Kimball said Dr. Robertson was very even-keeled and calm, helpful when it came to faculty disagreements.
19% : Even during pandemic budget squeezes, Dr. Robertson wanted to help.
15% : Tags David Robertson Dave Robertson University Of Missouri-st
14% : Subscribe for $3 for 3 months David Robertson had planned to retire next year after spending nearly 40 years as a political science professor at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, but chose to retire in September

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