Sam A. Glaser
American Politics, Comparative Politics
Research and Teaching Interests
Political Polarization, Elite Behavior, American Political Development
Sam is a postdoctoral teaching fellow at the University of Notre Dame. His dissertation, which utilizes paired cases and extensive historical research to investigate the formation of major political parties, is titled “Strategic Cadre-Building in American Party Formation” and was completed at the University of Notre Dame in June 2018. He completed his B.A. in English Literature at Knox College in 2011. His ongoing research focuses on elite behavior, party politics, American political development, and political polarization. Sam has been teaching independently on American political institutions and political polarization since Spring 2018.
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