Maxwell School

Kristi Andersen

Professor, Political Science

Kristi Andersen

Contact Information

andersen@maxwell.syr.edu

410A Maxwell Hall
(315) 443-9341

Curriculum Vitae
Kristi Andersen CV

Chapple Family Professor of Citizenship and Democracy
Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor
Maxwell Professor of Teaching Excellence
Senior Research Associate, Campbell Public Affairs Institute

Degree

Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1976

Specialties

American politics, political parties, public opinion, women and politics, immigration

Courses

MAX 123: Critical Issues for the United States

MAX 201: Quantitative Methods for the Social Sciences

PSC 792: Research Design in Political Science 


Publications

 

Books:  


New Immigrant Communities: Finding a Place in Local Politics . Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2010.

After Suffrage: Women in Partisan and Electoral Politics Before the New Deal . Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1996.

The Creation of a Democratic Majority, 1928-1936 . Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1979.


Recent Articles and Book Chapters

"Constructing a New Majority: The Depression, the New Deal, and the Democrats." In Marjorie Randon Hershey (ed.), Guide to U.S. Political Parties. Washington: Congressional Quarterly Press, 2014. 

"The Importance of Women in the 2012 U.S. Elections" , e-International Relations, January 10, 2013 

"Parties, Organizations, and the Political Incorporation of Immigrants in Six Cities," in Civic Hopes and Political Realities: Immigrants, Community Organizations and Political Engagement edited by S. Karthick Ramakrishnan and Irene Bloemraad. New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 2008 (pp. 77-106).
 
"In Whose Interest? Political Parties, Context, and the Incorporation of Immigrants," in New Race Politics: Understanding Minority and Immigrant Politics, edited by Jane Junn and Kerry Haynie. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008 (pp. 17-38). 
 
"What I Learned (and Re-Learned) When I Ran for Local Office." PS: Political Science and Politics July 2007, pp. 507-510. 



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