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Guy D. Whitten

Cullen-McFadden Professor of Political Science and Cornerstone Fellow
Areas of Speciality
  • Comparative Politics
  • Public Administration and Public Policy
  • Methods
  • (979) 845-0297
  • LASB 377
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Research Interests

  • Mass political Economy
  • Comparative Politics
  • Political Methodology


Dr. Whitten’s primary research and teaching interests are mass political economy, comparative politics, and political methodology. Much of his research has involved cross-national comparative studies of industrial democratic nations. He has published a variety of manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals, including the American Journal of Political ScienceArmed Forces and Society, the British Journal of Political Science, Electoral Studies, the Journal of Politics, and Political Behavior. He is an active reviewer of manuscripts, and currently serves on the editorial boards of the American Journal of Political ScienceElectoral Studies, and Political Science Research and Methods.


Together with Paul Kellstedt, Dr. Whitten has recently published the second edition of The Fundamentals of Political Science Research (Cambridge University Press 2013).

Courses Taught

  • POLS 420 – The Politics of European Union