377 LASB Building | 979-845-0297 | firstname.lastname@example.org | VITA | Director, EU Center, Cornerstone Fellow, Cullen- McFadden Professor of Political Science
- Mass political Economy
- Comparative Politics
- Political Methodology
Dr. Whitten’s primary research and teaching interests are mass political economy, comparative politics, and political methodology. Much of his research has involved cross-national comparative studies of industrial democratic nations. He has published a variety of manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals, including the American Journal of Political Science, Armed Forces and Society, the British Journal of Political Science, Electoral Studies, the Journal of Politics, and Political Behavior. He is an active reviewer of manuscripts, and currently serves on the editorial boards of the American Journal of Political Science, Electoral Studies, and Political Science Research and Methods.
Together with Paul Kellstedt, Dr. Whitten has recently published the second edition of The Fundamentals of Political Science Research (Cambridge University Press 2013).
- Undergraduate courses
- POLS 420 – The Politics of European Union
- Graduate courses
“Economics and Elections: Effects Deep and Wide,” a Special Edition of Electoral Studies.
- The Global Economic Crisis and Domestic Political Agendas (Singer)
- The Chávez Vote and the National Economy in Venezuela (Nadeau, Bélanger, Didier)
- The Fate of Governing Parties in Times of Economic Crisis (LeDuc, Pammett)
- Economic Voting in Sweden 1985-2010 (Martinsson)
- The Emerging Political Economy of Austerity in Britain (Fortunato, Stevenson)
- How Does the Economy Shape Policy Preferences? (Ferguson, Kellstedt, Linn)
- Clarity of Responsibility and Economic Evaluations (Parker-Stephen)
- Electoral Accountability in the Developing World (Gélineau)
- The Economy, Corruption, and the Vote: Evidence from Experiments in Sweden and Moldova (Klašnja, Tucker)
- Patrimonial Voting: Refining the Measures (Foucault, Nadeau, Lewis-Beck)
- Hard Choices in Hard Times: Valence Voting in Germany 2009 (Clarke, Whitten)
- Valence Politics and Editorial Choice in a New Democracy: The Case of Taiwan (Ho, Clarke, Chen, Weng)
- Government Approval in Italy: Political Cycle, Economic Expectations and TV Coverage