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Michael Nelson

Michael Nelson



  1. Ph.D.,Washington University in St.Louis
  2. B.A., Drake University


Michael Nelson, Assistant Professor of Political Science, specializes in American politics, state politics, and judicial politics. His research examines the effects of judicial elections on the development of the law as well as the determinants and effects of public support for state and federal courts in the United States.. His research has been published or is forthcoming in the American Journal of Political Science, the Journal of Law and CourtsPolitical Research QuarterlyState Politics and Policy Quarterly, and Judicature.