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Stephen Chapman, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Photo of Stephen J. Chapman, Ph.D.

Ph.D., Binghamton University

Bey Hall 247
Office Hours
Fall 2021
Monday, 10:00 - 11:00 am
Tuesday, 11:30 - 1:00 pm
Thursday, 10:00 - 11:30 am
Courses this Semester
FY 101- Profiles in Courage: Youth, Citizenship, and Public Polic
PS 202 -State and Local Government
PS/SO 250 - Research Methods
Regularly Taught Courses
PS 101 - Introduction to Political Science
PS 103 - American National Government
PS/SO 250 - Research Methods
PS 401 - Seminar in Political Science
PS 516 - Research Methods
PS 518: Theory, Policy, Ethics
PS 597 - Portfolio

Dr. Chapman received his Ph.D. from Binghamton University (SUNY) in 2014. He has a deep passion for interacting with students both in and out of the classroom. He emphasizes the importance of learning what political science is as a discipline in addition to learning the inner workings of governmental institutions with an emphasis on policy outcomes. Dr. Chapman also teaches the quantitative research methods class and attempts to intertwine statistical analyses into his classroom experience.

Research Interests

Dr. Chapman’s research focuses on representation within the U.S. political environment. Specifically, much of his work centers on how different societal and institutional factors lead to policy outcomes. Dr. Chapman also has interest in educational practices, analyzing how delivery structures or interventions impact educational outcomes.

Scholarly Articles

Patten, Joseph & Chapman, Stephen J. 2021. “Passport to the Future: The Impact of Urban Debate on Students Attending Segregated Schools.” Citizen, Social, & Economics Education, 20(1).

Chapman, Stephen J., Wong, Cathy, and Estudillo, Anthony. 2021. “Hurdle or Pathway to Learning? Student and Instructor Sentiment Towards Graduate-Level Hybrid Learning.” The International Journal of Technologies in Learning, 28(1).

Wong, Cathy, Estudillo, Anthony, & Chapman, Stephen J. 2021. Blended Instruction in Graduate Teacher Education Programs: Understanding Teacher Candidate’s Perceptions and Experiences. Currents in Teaching and Learning, 12(2).

Chapman, Stephen J. 2020. “The Dark Side of Policy Responsiveness: State Action on Climate Change” The Forum, 18(2).

Chapman, Stephen J. 2020. “Variations in Measures of Democracy.” In Democracy in Crisis Around the World, Rekha Datta & Saliba Sarsar (Eds.). Lexington Books.

Chapman, Stephen J. 2020. “Comparisons of Measures of Democracy.” In Democracy in Crisis Around the World, Rekha Datta & Saliba Sarsar (Eds.). Lexington Books.

Chapman, Stephen J. 2019. “Human Costs in Cleavage-Based Politics in the United States.” Journal of Transdisciplinary Peace Praxis, 1(2): 52-74.

Chapman, Stephen J. 2017. “What’s in a Website? E-government Scores and Municipal Characteristics,” Public Administration Quarterly, 41(2): 360-385.

Chapman, Stephen J. & Benis, Nicole (MU undergraduate student). 2017. “Ceteris Non Paribus: The Intersectionality of Gender, Race, and Region in the Gender Wage Gap.” Women’s Studies International Forum, 65: 78-86.

Additional Information

Review Article: Chapman, Stephen J. 2018. “Review of Discovering Statistics using SPSS Statistics, 4th edition by Andy Field. Journal of Political Science Education, 14(1): 145-147.