Emily Anderson

Emily Anderson

Fields of Study: American Politics, Methodology



Areas of Interest: State politics, mass political knowledge, states as cases, political parties

Emily E. Anderson is a second-year PhD student in Political Science at the University of Notre Dame. Her primary field of study is American Politics, with special interest in state politics and states-as-cases designs. She is currently involved in projects on state bureaucratic and gubernatorial powers. Additionally, her work addresses outside influences on mass political knowledge. As a methodologist, Emily is looking toward developing an interstate, cross-branch measure of political experience value.

Prior to graduate studies, Emily spent three years in state government as a legislative assistant working to chauffeur legislation through the law-making process. She graduated from University of Wisconsin- La Crosse with Bachelors of Science in Political Science and Biomedical Microbiology. While attending UW-La Crosse, Emily was a RT-PCT research tech in the Galbraith Biology Lab and a student representative for the University of La Crosse Foundation.