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American Politics Research

American Politics Research

Published in Association with Fordham University

eISSN: 15523373 | ISSN: 1532673X | Current volume: 52 | Current issue: 4 Frequency: Bi-monthly

For over 40 years, American Politics Research has served as an integral forum for the dissemination of the latest theory, research and analyses in American political science.  


American Politics Research presents original works by distinguished authors from a wide range of fields concerned with American politics. Articles examine and explore topics in every area of government, from local and state to regional and national. American Politics Research brings you the most recent scholarship on such subject areas as:

  • Voting Behavior
  • Political Parties
  • Public Opinion
  • Foreign Policy
  • Legislative Behavior
  • Courts and the Legal Process
  • Executive Policies
  • Domestic Issues
  • Public Finance
  • Women In Politics

In-Depth Coverage...

American Politics Research supplements its broad coverage with in-depth studies of topics of current interest. Special Issues and Symposia present thematic collections of articles that examine topics from several different angles. Research Agenda Papers synthesize past research on a particular subject and focus attention on future research directions. Recent topics include:

  • Legislative Redistricting in the 1980s and 1990s
  • The Politics of Abortion
  • Tax Reform and American Politics
  • Media, Campaigns and Elections
  • American Foreign Policy
  • State Public Policy

This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).  

The purpose of Amercian Politics Research is to promote and disseminate high-quality research in all areas of American politics, including local, state, and national. American Politics Research will publish significant studies concerning American political behavior, political parties, public opinion, legislative behavior, courts and the legal process, executive and administrative politics, public policy, and all other topics appropriate to our understanding of American government and politics. Manuscripts from all social science disciplines are welcomed.

Costas Panagopoulos Northeastern University
Editorial Board
Bethany Albertson University of Texas at Austin, USA
Michael Bailey Georgetown University, USA
Matthew Baum Harvard University, USA
Sarah Binder George Washington University, USA
Chris Bonneau University of Pittsburgh, USA
Ted Brader University of Michigan, USA
Dan Butler University of California San Diego, USA
Wendy Tam Cho University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA
Dino Christenson Boston University, USA
Paul Djupe Denison University, USA
Johanna L. Dunaway Texas A&M University, USA
Kyle Endres Duke University, USA
Kim Fridkin Arizona State University, USA
Melinda Gann Hall Michigan State University, USA
Alan Gerber Yale University, USA
James Gibson Washington University, St. Louis, USA
Donald Green Columbia University, USA
Christian Grose University of Southern California, USA
Pete Hatemi Pennsylvania State University, USA
Michael T. Heaney University of Glasgow, UK
Paul S. Herrnson University of Connecticut, USA
Michael C. Herron Dartmouth College, USA
Greg Huber Yale University, USA
Vincent Hutchings University of Michigan, USA
Jeffery A. Jenkins University of Southern California, USA
Jennifer Jerit Stony Brook University, USA
Michael Jones-Correa Cornell University, USA
Jonathan Ladd Georgetown University, USA
Geoffrey Layman University of Notre Dame, USA
Frances E. Lee Princeton University, USA
Matthew Levendusky University of Pennsylvania, USA
Neil Malhotra Stanford University, USA
Wendy L. Martinek Binghamton University, USA
Seth McKee Texas Tech University, USA
Marc Meredith University of Pennsylvania, USA
David Nickerson Temple University, USA
John Patty Emory University, USA
David M. Primo University of Rochester, NY
Wendy Schiller Brown University, USA
Daron R. Shaw University of Texas at Austin, USA
Jessica Trounstine University of California, Merced, USA
Nicholas Valentino University of Michigan, USA
Jennifer N. Victor George Mason University, USA
Ismail White George Washington University, USA
Editorial Assistant
Julia Carino Northeastern University, USA
Former Editors
Brian J. Gaines University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA
James Garand Louisiana State University, USA
James Gimpel University of Maryland, USA
John Hibbing University of Nebraska, Lincoln, USA
Thomas Holbrook University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA
Susan Welch Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA
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