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Chapman, Stephen J

Stephen Chapman, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor

Department: Political Science and Sociology

Office: 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

Phone: 732-571-4481

Email: schapman@monmouth.edu


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.

Education

Ph.D., Binghamton University

Research Interests

Dr. Chapman’s research interests center on aspects of representation throughout the United States. Much of his work centers on explaining policy outcomes analyzing the strategic nature of elected officials, public opinion, and societal variables. Dr. Chapman also has broad educational-based research interests. 

Scholarly Articles

Chapman, Stephen J. 2022. “Divergent Electoral Policy Preferences in the United States: Causes, Impacts, and Solutions.” Journal of Transdisciplinary Peace Praxis 4(2): 85-105.  (with Diana Branduse) 

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.

Courses

Recently Taught Classes

2022 Fall

  • American National Government – PS 103
  • Fundamentals of Social Science Research – PS 250, SO 250
  • Seminar in Political Science – PS 401

2022 Summer D

  • The Science and Politics of Climate Change – PR 459

2022 Summer A

  • American National Government – PS 103

2022 Spring

  • American National Government – PS 103
  • Fundamentals of Social Science Research – PS 250, SO 250
  • State and Local Government – PS 202

2021 Fall

  • American National Government – PS 103
  • Fundamentals of Social Science Research – PS 250, SO 250
  • Seminar in Political Science – PS 401

2021 Summer A

  • American National Government – PS 103
  • The Science and Politics of Climate Change – PR 459

2021 Spring

  • American National Government – PS 103
  • Fundamentals of Social Science Research – PS 250, SO 250
  • Reading and Research in Political Science – PS 299
  • Seminar in Political Science – PS 401

2020 Fall

  • American National Government – PS 103
  • Fundamentals of Social Science Research – PS 250, SO 250
  • Seminar in Political Science – PS 401

2020 Summer E

  • American National Government – PS 103

2020 Summer A

  • American National Government – PS 103

2020 Spring

  • American National Government – PS 103
  • International Relations – PS 102
  • Seminar in Political Science – PS 401

2019 Fall

  • Fundamentals of Social Science Research – PS 250, SO 250
  • Profiles in Courage: Youth, Citizenship, and Public Policy – FYPS 102
  • Readings and Research – PS 599
  • Seminar in Political Science – PS 401

2019 Summer E

  • American National Government – PS 103

2019 Summer A

  • American National Government – PS 103
  • Fundamentals of Social Science Research – PS 250, SO 250

2019 Spring

  • American National Government – PS 103
  • Reading and Research in Political Science – PS 299
  • Readings and Research in Political Science – PS 499

Frequently Taught Classes