Mikael L Pelz


Mikael Pelz

Education

Mikael Pelz earned his bachelor of arts in mass communication at the University of Sioux Falls, Sioux Falls, South Dakota in 1998. He received his M.A. in political science (2003) and Ph.D. in political science (2009) at the University of Missouri-Columbia. In 2009, he took a visiting position in the Politics and International Relations Department at Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas.

Biography

Spring 2107 Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 3:00pm-5:00pm

Hobbies

90's low-fi music, film, coffee, sampling new food with his wife, and chasing squirrels with his dogs

Academic interests

Political Behavior, Public Policy, Religion and Politics

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Office hours

Thursday10:00am-4:00pm

Additional open hours and appointments can be arranged, on request.

Research and scholarship

Professor Pelz is currently teaching courses in American politics and public administration. He is also working on several articles examining national education policy, the role of political campaigns in partisan realignments, and the legacy of the Republican realignment among evangelical Protestants.

Publications

Pelz, Mikael L. 2015. "State Policy Regimes and Charter School Performance." Journal of School Choice: International Research and Reform, 9(3): 330-353. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/15582159.2015.1061382

Pelz, Mikael L. 2014. "Transformative Justice in Ferguson." Captial Commentary. Washington DC: Center for Public Justice, http://www.cpjustice.org/public/capital_commentary/article/54

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