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Stephen Chapman, PhD

Assistant Professor

Director of MA Public Policy Program

PhD, Binghamton University

Office: Bey Hall, Room 240

Phone: 732-571-4481


Fall 2016 Office Hours:

Tuesday, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, 12 - 1 p.m., 5 - 6 p.m.

Thursday, 10 - 11 a.m.

Friday 12 - 1 p.m.

Fall 2016 Courses:

PS 101 - Introduction to Political Science: Power and Globalization

PS/SO 250 - Social Science Research and Writing

PS 515 - Public Policy Research Design

PS 597: Policy

Regularly Taught Courses:

PS 101 - Introduction to Political Science

PS 103 - American National Government

PS/SO 250 - Social Science Research and Writing

PS 401 - Seminar in Political Science

PS 516 - Research Methods


Professor Chapman recently joined the faculty at Monmouth after conducting his graduate work at Binghamton University in upstate New York. This is where he cultivated a passion to teach and interact with students. He emphasizes the importance of learning what political science is as a discipline in addition to learning the inner workings of governmental processes and institutions. Professor Chapman is enthusiastic about becoming a member of the MU community and building lasting relationships across campus. 

Research Interests:

Professor Chapman holds numerous research interests. While his dissertation focuses on representational bias caused by continuous partisan control in the American states, he also has interests in the realm of political polarization, the politicization of the Justice Department, and various other topics within the American setting. Furthermore, Professor Chapman has interests in the topic of pedagogy with an emphasis on undergraduate education in political science.