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Stephen Chapman, PhD

Assistant Professor

PhD, Binghamton University

Office: Bey Hall, Room 240

Phone: 732-571-4481


Spring 2018 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.

Spring 2018 Courses:

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.