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Rachel Cremona

Associate Professors in the Humanities, Dean of Humanities and Sciences


Research, Professional and Creative Activity

Published Articles:

  • Jimmy D. Kandeh, Ricardo R. Laremont & Rachel Cremona: “State Formation, Ethnic Mobilization and National Identity in Sierra Leone.”
  • In Borders, Battles and Blood: Warfare and Conflict Resolution in Sudan, Ethiopia, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Sierra Leone, Ricardo R. Laremont (ed.); Lynne Reiner Press, 2004.
  • Cremona, Rachel K. & Michael D. McDonald. “Does Centrism Enhance Electability in SMDP Systems?” Center on Democratic Performance, Binghamton University, 2006.
  • Brunell, Thomas, Rachel K. Cremona & Christopher J. Anderson; “Descriptive Representation, District Demography, and Attitudes toward Congress among African Americans.” Legislative Studies Quarterly, 33:2 (May 2008).
  • Cremona, Rachel. “Discovering the American Dream: The Colonial Foundations of American Identity.” Culturally La Florida: Spain’s New World Legacy. Flagler College, 2012. 

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).

Teaching and Related Service


  • Ph.D., 2006 Political Science, State University of New York, Binghamton
  • M.A., 2003 Political Science, State University of New York, Binghamton
  • M.A.,2001 United States Government and Politics, University of Essex
  • B.A., 2000 American Studies: Politics and Government, University of Kent 1998-1999: Study Abroad University of California, Berkeley 

Area of Research:

  • Latin American Politics; U.S./Latin America Relations Far Right Political Parties European Union Democratic Representation Citizenship 

Course taught:

  • Introduction to Political Science
  • Politics in the U.S. Comparative
  • Government Research methods US/Latin American
  • Foreign Policy Conspiracy Theories 

More Information

Faculty Advisor, Pi Sigma Alpha First Year Advisor 

Office Hours (On Campus): 

  • Tuesday: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Wednesday: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Thursday: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM