Maraam Dwidar

Assistant Professor, Political Science

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Contact Information

531 Eggers Hall
(315) 443-5764


Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin, 2020


American national institutions, public policy, representation, organized interests, bureaucratic politics

Personal Website


U.S. Congressional Politics
Interest Group Politics
Political Analysis
Congress and the Presidency


Maraam is an Assistant Professor of Political Science in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University. Her research focuses on American national institutions and public policy, with emphases on minority representation, organized interests, and bureaucratic politics. Maraam holds a Ph.D. and an M.A. in Government from The University of Texas at Austin and received undergraduate degrees in Political Science and Statistics from the University of California, Davis. She is also the former Director of Undergraduate Research for the Policy Agendas Project, housed at the University of Texas. Her research has been supported by the American Political Science Association, the Irma Rangel Public Policy Institute, the Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life, and the Policy Agendas Project, and has appeared in the Journal of Black Studies, The Washington Post, and other outlets.