Department of Political Science

Rebecca Shafer

Rebecca Shafer
Vistiting Assistant Professor of Political Science

Dr. Shafer's current research investigates how party stereotypes and gender stereotypes interact when citizens are asked to evaluate candidates on a variety of measures.  Her main areas of teaching and research include:  American government, public opinion, campaigns/elections, political behavior, gender, and research methodology. 


Ph.D., in Political Science, University of Tennessee, Knoxville (2013)

M.A., in Political Science, University of Tennessee, Knoxville  (2009)

B.S., in Psychobiology, Florida Atlantic University (2000)


Wheeler Hall, Room 305
Ext. ext. 2254