Browse Dept. of Political Science by Contributor "Mondak, Jeffery"

  • Paschall, Collin E (2018-08-27)
    This dissertation investigates why some members of Congress (MCs) commit themselves to lawmaking in the pursuit of changing public policy – in other words, why some MCs behave as policy wonks. While the Framers envisioned ...

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  • Britzman, Kylee Jo (2018-04-03)
    My dissertation explores how social media exposure affects political knowledge among the American public. Political knowledge is central to any understanding of citizen competence, yet key questions remain about how to ...

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  • Williams, Tarah Foster (2017-04-18)
    Tolerating difference is politically consequential. If a society is intolerant, political and social minorities can be subject to consequences ranging from ridicule to the denial of civil liberties to violence. Because ...

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  • Powers, Matthew Aderhold (2018-12-02)
    My dissertation adopts an evolutionary psychological perspective to argue that, given the relative dearth of territory that punctuated much of human evolutionary history, homo sapiens are endowed with an evolved psychological ...

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  • Neville, Audrey Claire (2017-08-25)
    In my dissertation, I examined how the American public perceives Latino citizens and Latino representatives, particularly with respect to perceptions of political ideology. Political scientists have made great strides with ...

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