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Dr. Herb Asher is professor emeritus of political science at the Ohio State University, where he currently serves as faculty adviser to several student organizations, including the Undergraduate Student Government, the College Democrats, and two fraternities. He also serves on the Executive Committee and Board of Trustees of Hillel.

Dr. Asher has previously served as counselor to the university president, senior vice president for government affairs, special assistant to the university president for government relations, and founding director of the John Glenn Institute for Public Service and Public Policy at Ohio State University. He has authored numerous books and articles.

Dr. Asher formerly served as faculty adviser to the College Republicans at Ohio State University. He is a former member and chair of the Ohio Ethics Commission; a former member of the Board of Trustees of Community Research Partners; a former member of the Board of Trustees of the Columbus Metropolitan Club; and former president of the Ohio State University Faculty Club.

Asher earned his Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics from Bucknell University in Pennsylvania and a Master of Arts degree and a Ph.D. in political science from the University of Michigan.

Asher currently resides in Columbus, Ohio.



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