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Stephen Chapman

Assistant Professor

PhD, Binghamton University

Bey Hall, 256
Office Hours
Tuesday: 12 - 2 p.m.Wednesday: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.Thursday: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.Friday: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Courses this Semester
FY 101: Profiles in Courage: Youth, Citizenship, and Public Polic
PS 101 - Introduction to Political Science
PS 401 - Seminar in Political Science
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
PS 518: Theory, Policy, Ethics
PS 597 - Portfolio

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.