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Rachel Cremona: Faculty and Staff

Rachel Cremona
Associate Professor


First Year Advisor
Social Sciences

Research, Professional and Creative Activity:

  • Co-author of "Descriptive Representation, District Demography, and Attitudes toward Congress among African Americans," Legislative Studies Quarterly, 33:2 (May 2008).

Works Under Review:

  • "A Positive Theroy of Parties and Representation." (Journal of Theoretical Politics)
  • "In Search of Limits to Democratic Representation with Divergent Parties." (British Journal of Political Science)

Professional Profile:

Dr. Cremona earned her Ph.D. in Comparative Politics from the State University of New York at Binghamton and a Masters Degree in American Government from Essex University in the UK. Her dissertation, A Meaningful Majority: Rediscovering Government by the People, provides an empirical examination of the potential and limitations of modern democratic governance. She is also a contributing author in Borders, Nationalism and the African State (Lynne Reinner, 2005).  Her areas of specific interest include democratic representation, political parties and electoral behavior.

Teaching and Related Service:

Course taught:

  • American Politics
  • European Politics