Graduate Students and TAs

We are proud of our graduate students at Stony Brook. For a list of students on the job market, please check Hire a Stony Brook PhD.

 

Karyn Amira

Major/Minor: Political Psychology/American Politics
Degrees: B.A., Political Science, Union College
Research and Teaching Interests: Political Psychology, Public Opinion, Ideology, Media Effects, Political Communication, Voter Turnout, Persuasion

Alexa Bankert

Major/Minor: Political Psychology/American Politics
Degrees: B.A., Political Science, Free University of Berlin
Research and Teaching Interests: Intergroup Relations, Political Ideology and Critical Theory, Experimental Research Methods

Scott Bokemper

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Autumn Bynum

Major/Minor: Political Psychology/Political Economy
Degrees: B.S., Business and Economics, Japanese, Asian Studies, University of Arkansas
Research and Teaching Interests: Political Cognition and Emotion, Judgment and Decision Making, Religion and Politics

Richard Cho

Major/Minor: Political Psychology/American Politics
Degrees: B.A., Political Science, Stony Brook University
M.A., Political Science, Columbia University
Research and Teaching Interests: Experimental/Quantitative Methods, Political Behavior, Media Effects, Public Opinion, Heuristics, Stereotypes/Prejudice  

Justine D'Elia

Major/Minor: American Politics/Political Psychology
Degrees: B.A., Political Science, Ramapo College of New Jersey
Research and Teaching Interests: Congress, Race and Politics

Taylor Grant

Major/Minor: American Politics/Political Economy
Degrees: B.A., Political Science, University of Washington J.D., Seattle University School of Law
Research and Teaching Interests: Political Parties, Political Institutions, American Presidency, Judicial Politics

Raynee Gutting

Major/Minor: Political Psychology/Political Economy
Degrees: B.A., Psychology, UCLA
Research and Teaching Interests: Intergroup Relations, Behavioral Economics, Quantiative Methods

Matthew Harris

(Graduate Council Fellowship Award)
Major/Minor: American Politics
Degrees: B.A., Political Science and TV/Radio/Films, Syracuse University
Research and Teaching Interests: Electoral Behavior, Public Opinion

Nechama Horwitz

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April Johnson

Major/Minor: Political Psychology/American Politics
Degrees: B.S. Psychology, University of North Florida
M.S. Experimental Psychology, Georgia Southern University
Research and Teaching Interests: Electoral Behavior, Experimental Research Methods, Parties and Party Systems, Cognition and Information Processing
Website: https://sites.google.com/site/apriljohnsonstonybrook/

Joshua Johnson

Major/Minor: American Politics/Methodology
Degrees: B.A., Political Science, Creighton University 
Research and Teaching Interests: Judicial Politics, American Presidency, Minority Politics, Time Series Methods, Methodology
Website: https://sites.google.com/site/joshuamjohnsonstonybrook/

John Kane

Major/Minor: American Politics/Political Psychology
Degrees: B.A., Social Sciences, St. Joseph's College
M.S., Global Affairs, New York University
Research and Teaching Interests: Ideology, Partisanship, Economic Voting

Patrick Kraft

Major/Minor: Political Psychology/Methodology
Degrees: B.A. Political Science, University of Mannheim
M.A. Political Science, University of Mannheim
Research and Teaching Interests: political behavior and attitudes, voting behavior, political decision-making and information processing, quantitative methods and statistics

Patrick Lown

Major/Minor: Political Psychology
Degrees: B.S., Psychology, Ohio State University
Research and Teaching Interests: Ideology, Emotions, Empathy, Social welfare politics, Group processes and social movements, Electoral systems

David Martin

Major/Minor: Political Psychology/Political Economy 
Degrees: B.A., College of Letters, Wesleyan University
M.A., Political Science, University of Georgia
Research and Teaching Interests: Public Opinion, Trust in Government, Social Identity, Political Participation, Survey Research Methods
Website: https://sites.google.com/site/davidmartinsbu/

Jeeyoung Park

Major/Minor: Political Economy / American Politics
Degrees: B.A., Political Science, Chung-Ang University
M.A., International Relations, Seoul National University
M.A., Environmental Economics, Duke University
Research and Teaching Interests: Political Prediction Market, Voting Behavior, Political Methodology

William Pollock

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Nicholas Seltzer

Major/Minor: Political Psychology/Political Economy
Degrees: B.A., Philosophy and Political Science, University of California, Davis 
M.A., Security Policy Studies, George Washington University   
Research and Teaching Interests: Evolution of cooperation and social complexity, Climate change and political instability, Computational modeling and geographic information systems
Website: www.nicholasseltzer.com

Evgenia Sidorova

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David Stack

Major/Minor: American Politics/Political Economy
Degrees: B.A., Political Science, Boston College 
M.A., Public Policy, Stony Brook University   
Research and Teaching Interests: Elections, Parties and Interest Groups, Bureaucracy 

Yamil Velez

(W. Burghardt Turner Award)
Major/Minor: Political Psychology/American Politics
Degrees: B.A., Political Science and Psychology, Florida State University
Research and Teaching Interests: Public Opinion, Electoral Behavior, Group Processes and Intergroup relations

 Website: http://www.yamilvelez.com/

Johanna Willmann

Major/minor: Political Psychology
Degrees: M.A., Political Science, University of Vienna
Research and teaching interest: voting behavior, cross-pressures, attitude change, implicit attitudes
Website: http://www.johannawillmann.at/

Julie Wronski

Major/Minor: Political Psychology/Political Economy
Degrees: A.B., Government & Psychology, Georgetown University
Master's Certificate, Political Psychology, George Washington University
Research and Teaching Interests: Political Cognition, Decision Making, Personality, Attitudes, Leadership Analysis, Psychology of Terrorism
Website: https://sites.google.com/site/juliewronski/

 

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current Graduate Students,

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at

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