Wayde Z.C. Marsh

Wayde Z.C. Marsh

Fields of Study: American Politics, Political Theory



Areas of interest: Political parties, public opinion, electoral behavior, religion and politics, race and ethnicity politics, political psychology, quantitative methods

Wayde Z.C. Marsh is a 3rd year Ph.D. student in American politics and political theory at the University of Notre Dame. His research focuses on political parties, public opinion, electoral behavior, and the ways parties and partisans react to societal traumas. His research has appeared in Politics, Groups, and Identities. He is a Voll Family Presidential Fellow in the Social Sciences.

Wayde graduated summa cum laude with honors from Washington & Lee University with a Bachelor of Arts in both Politics and Religion and magna cum laude from Duke University with a Masters in Divinity, where his studies focused on political organizing among religious communities and trauma in the Hebrew Bible.

Prior to coming to Notre Dame, Wayde was a Refugee Case Manager and Employment Specialist with CWS Refugee Resettlement Agency in Durham, NC where he provided direct services to and implemented programs for refugees, asylees, and parolees.