Paulina S. Rippere
Visiting Assistant Professor
Research, Professional and Creative Activity:
- Currently researching party polarization and networking through bill cosponsorship in the U.S. House and Senate, as well as negative advertising and the ways in which political candidates respond when they are attacked.
- Presented at national conferences including the American Political Science Association and the Midwest Political Science Association, and served as co-Chair of the Graduate Student Research and Career Development section of the Southern Political Science Association (2010-2011).
- Currently advising undergraduate student research dealing with party polarization in Congress and voting behavior on issues relating to the intersection of religion and politics.
Professor Rippere is completing her Ph.D. in Political Science at the University of Florida. She earned an M.A., also from the University of Florida, and a B.A. from the University of Central Florida, both in Political Science. Her areas of specific interest include Congressional politics, political parties, and American political development.
Teaching and Related Service:
- Introduction to Political Science
- Politics in the United States
- Political Parties and Elections
- Scope and Methods of Political Science
Previously taught at: