Political Science

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Todd Makse, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Political Science
Phone: 570-372-4178
Email: makse@susqu.edu
Office Location: Steele Hall - Rm 206
Office Hours:
10 a.m. – 11 a.m., M
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., TTH

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Academic Credentials:
PHD, Ohio State University Columbus
MA, Ohio State University Columbus
BA, Rice University

Makse's teaching and research interests include elections and voting behavior, state politics and policy, legislative politics and political parties. He also teaches the introductory American politics course and research methods. His current research interests include attitudes toward representation, the causes and consequences of yard signs in residential neighborhoods, and policy innovation and diffusion. His research has been published in The Journal of Politics, Legislative Studies Quarterly, American Politics Research, State Politics and Policy Quarterly, Political Behavior, Political Geography, Election Law Journal, and PS: Political Science and Politics.


  • ENGL-100 Writing and Thinking
  • HONS-301 Parties and Interest Groups
  • HONS-301 State & Local Govt & Politics
  • POLI-111 American Government & Politics
  • POLI-205 Research Process & Data Analys
  • POLI-312 Elections in America
  • POLI-317 The U. S. Congress
  • POLI-319 State and Local Government and Politics
  • POLI-500 Parties and Interest Groups
  • POLI-501 Senior Seminar

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