Dr. Daniel Pemstein


Curriculum Vitae
Dr. Pemstein's personal webpage

Dr. Pemstein is a comparative political economist and methodologist who studies democratic institutions. Much of his current research examines challenges that digital networks pose to democracy and develops tools to better measure democratic institutions. He also has an ongoing research program that explores the interplay between legislative behavior, political careers, and party organization and has burgeoning interests in the political economy of development and criminal justice policy. He teaches courses on comparative politics, political economy, global public policy, and research methods. Dr. Pemstein welcomes inquiries from students interested in obtaining applied research experience.


Courses Taught
Comparative Politics
Comparative Democratic Institutions
Comparative Political Economy
Quantitative Methods for PS&PP
Advanced Policy Analysis

Ph.D., University of Illinois, 2010
M.A., University of Illinois, 2007
A.B., Washington University, 2002
B.S., Washington University, 2002

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