Department of Political Science

College of Letters & Science

Byron E. Shafer

Professor and Hawkins Chair
American Politics
Research Interests: 
American Political Development, Elections, Political Culture, Political Orders, Political Parties, Presidency, Public Opinion, Public Policy, Race, Religion, Structural Change, Voting Behavior
Office Location: 
322A North Hall
Phone: 
(608) 263-1909

Education

Publications

Byron E. Shafer and Regina L. Wagner (2016): Modern Eras and Alternative Futures: The American Elections of 2016 in the Longest Run. The Forum 14(4), p. 399-413. 

The Forum 14(4), p. 399-413 

Byron E. Shafer, Regina L. Wagner, and Par Jason Engle (2014): The 2014 Midterm in the Longest Run: The Puzzle of a Modern Era. The Forum 12(4), p. 591-608.