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Ryan Vander Wielen

Ryan Vander Wielen

Associate Professor

PhD, Washington University  in St. Louis

S-727, Social and Behavioral Sciences Building
Department of Political Science
4392 SUNY
Stony Brook, NY 11794-4392  

F: (631) 632-4116

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Ryan Vander Wielen is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. His research and teaching interests are in the areas of American political institutions, political decision-making, quantitative methodology, and formal modeling.   Much of his research examines how legislators strategically navigate their electoral circumstances, and whether voters hold elected representatives accountable for their behavior in office.

His work has been published in the  American Journal of Political Science , the  British Journal of Political Science Legislative Studies Quarterly Political Analysis Public Choice Political Research Quarterly , and elsewhere. He is also the co-author of Taming Intuition  (Cambridge University Press), Politics Over Process  (University of Michigan Press), and The American Congress (Rowman & Littlefield).