Assistant Professor, Political Science
Faculty Associate, Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration
Senior Research Associate, Campbell Public Affairs Institute
Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin, 2020
American national institutions, public policy, representation, organized interests, bureaucratic politics
PSC 202: Introduction to Political Analysis
PSC 305: U.S. Congressional Politics
PSC 309: Interest Group Politics
PSC 713: Congress and the Presidency
Maraam Dwidar 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. She 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 published in the American Political Science
Review, the Policy Studies Journal, and the Journal of Black
Studies, and has been supported by the American Political Science
Association, the Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life, the Irma Rangel
Public Policy Institute, and the Program for the Advancement of Research
on Conflict and Collaboration.
Dwidar, Maraam A. 2021. "Coalitional Lobbying and Intersectional
Representation in American Rulemaking." American Political Science Review.
Dwidar, Maraam A. 2021. "Diverse Lobbying Coalitions and Influence
in Notice-and-Comment Rulemaking." Policy Studies Journal.
McDaniel, Eric E., Maraam A. Dwidar, and Hadill Calderon. 2018. "The Faith of Black Politics: The Relationship Between Black Religious and
Political Beliefs." Journal of Black Studies.