Grant Ferguson

Instructor and Director of Outreach & Public Service Internships
Political Science
Scharbauer Hall 2007A | 817-257-7383

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Ph.D., Political Science, Texas A&M University (2014)
MA, Political Science, University of Rochester (2010)
BS, Political Science / American Studies, Minor in European History, Vanderbilt University (2007)

Courses Taught

POSC 10133 American and Texas Government
POSC 20123 Introduction to American Politics
POSC 31113 Campaigns & Elections
POSC 31143 Political Psychology
POSC 31723 Science Fiction and Politics
POSC 40960 Civic Literacy Internships

Areas of Focus

Public opinion, political behavior, campaigns & elections, survey research methodology, and political psychology

Jordan, Soren and Grant Ferguson. 2016. “Extremism in survey measures of ideology.” Research & Politics 3(3):1-4.

Ferguson, Grant, Paul M. Kellstedt, and Suzanna Linn. 2013. “How Does the Economy Shape Policy Preferences?” Electoral Studies 32(3):544-550.

“Personality Types and Explaining Political Behavior” – Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Philadelphia, PA (2016)

“Gender Variation in the Effects of Education on Partisanship” – Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL (2015)

SGA Faculty Member of the Year, AddRan College of Liberal Arts, 2015-2016

American Political Science Association

  • Reviewer: American Journal of Political Science, Political Research Quarterly, Political Behavior, American Politics Research
  • Outstanding Reviewer Award, Political Research Quarterly (2016)