Associate Professor of Government
Hinman Box: HB 6108
- B.A. University of Connecticut; M.A. University of Connecticut; M.Phil. Columbia University; Ph.D. Columbia University
Areas of Expertise
- Electoral behavior; campaigns and elections; ideology; public opinion; representation; fiscal policy; public policy; research design; Bayesian inference; multilevel modeling; time series; ideal point estimation; factor analysis
- Joseph Bafumi, Michael Herron, Seth Hill and Jeff Lewis. “Alvin Greene? Who? How Did He Win the United States Senate Nomination in South Carolina?” Election Law Journal, forthcoming.
- Joseph Bafumi. 2012. “The Senate Budget Committee: The Impact of Polarization on Institutional Design.” PS: Political Science & Politics 45: 161-167.
- Joseph Bafumi and Joseph M. Parent. 2012. “International Polarity and America’s Polarization.” International Politics 49: 1-35 .
- Joseph Bafumi. 2011. “Animal Spirits: The Effect of Economic Expectations on Economic Output.” Applied Economics 43: 3573-3589 .
- Joseph Bafumi and Michael Herron. 2010. “Leapfrog Representation and Extremism: A Study of American Voters and Their Members of Congress.” American Political Science Review 104: 519-542.
- Joseph Bafumi, Robert S. Erikson and Christopher Wlezien. 2010. “Balancing, Generic Polls and Midterm Congressional Elections.” Journal of Politics 72: 705-719.
- Joseph Bafumi, Robert S. Erikson and Christopher Wlezien. 2010. “Forecasting House Seats from Generic Congressional Polls: The 2010 Midterm Election.” PS: Political Science & Politics 43: 633-636 .
- Joseph Bafumi and Michael Herron. 2009. “Prejudice, Black Threat and the Racist Voter in the 2008 Presidential Election.” Journal of Political Marketing 8: 334-348.
- Joseph Bafumi and Robert Shapiro. 2009. “A New Partisan Voter.” Journal of Politics 71: 1-24.
- Joseph Bafumi. “Polarization and the Fiscal Future of the United States of America.”