Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
David N. Cicilline

David N. Cicilline

David N. Cicilline

Adjunct Lecturer in International and Public Affairs
Congressman, Rhode Island District One


Congressman David N. Cicilline has served Rhode Island’s First Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives since 2011. Cicilline is a member of the House Democratic Leadership as Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC). He also serves as chairman of the House Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee, co-chair of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus, and vice chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. Prior to his election to Congress, Cicilline served two terms as Mayor of Providence and four terms in the Rhode Island House of Representatives.


MPA 2606 Public Policy and Politics in Partisan Times