Dr. Matt L. bergbower

Matt Bergbower

Assistant Professor, American Politics

Year Joined ISU

Expertise and Activity Statement
Professor Bergbower (Ph.D., Southern Illinois University, 2009) joined the Department in the Fall of 2010. Prior to that, he served a year-long fellowship in the Illinois Governor's Office. Professor Bergbower teaches courses in American politics and political methodology. His research interests include state politics, campaigns, and voting behavior. Dr. Bergbower's most recent work centers on issue voting in statewide campaigns.

Office Location
Holmstedt Hall 312


Publications on Correct Voting
Bergbower, Matthew L., Scott D. McClurg, and Thomas M. Holbrook. N.d. “Presidential Campaign Spending and Correct Voting from 2000 to 2008.” Social Science Quarterly. Forthcoming.

Bergbower, Matthew L. 2014. “Campaign Intensity and Voting Correctly in Senate Elections.” Journal of Elections, Public Opinion & Parties. 24 (1): 90- 114.