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Theresa Marchant-Shapiro

Theresa Marchant


Office:
 Engleman C-234B  
Phone: (203) 392-5664   
E-mail: marchantsht1@southernct.edu




EDUCATION

PhD, University of Chicago, 1991
MA, University of Chicago, 1985
BA, Brigham Young University, 1983

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Political Research Methods: An Applied Approach. Under review, CQ Press.

Professional Pathways to the Presidency. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.

“Predicting Revolt: Fragility Indexes and the Level of Violence and Instability in the Arab Spring,” Terrorism and Political Violence (July):1-26. (co-authors Kevin Buterbaugh and Costel Calin) , 2015.

Statistics for Political Analysis: Understanding the Numbers. Los Angeles: CQ Press/Sage Publications, 2014.

“The Luck of the Irish: Sampling Green M&Ms.” Chapter 1 in Research Methods Through Active Learning Beth Skott and Masjo Ward eds. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2012.

TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS

Leadership, Decision Theory, Elections, Voting Behavior, Democratic Theory, Collective Action, Civil Rights Movement, Race and Ethnicity, American Politics, Statistics, Research Methods

COURSES

PSC 150 - Thinking about Politics
PSC 322 - Elections and Voting in American Politics
PSC 326 - Race and Ethnicity in American Politics
PSC 329 - Political Participation
PSC 350 - Public Leadership
PSC 365 - Research Methods in Political Science
PSC 367 - Quantitative Analysis of Political Data