Meet Mary R. Anderson
Chair/Associate Professor, Government and World Affairs
Education: 1994 University of Central Florida, B.A.
1996 University of Central Florida, M.A.
2005 Florida State University, Ph.D.
Courses Taught: Introduction to Government and World Affairs
Research Methods for GWA
Public Opinion, Media, and Power
Congress and The Presidency
Career Specialties: Mary Anderson specializes in research on public opinion and policy including the influence of political psychology on political behavior.
Professional and Community Activities: Anderson's research has appeared in
The American Political Science Review, Journal of Politics, Political Psychology
She is the author of
Community Identity and Political Behavior (2010)
and editor and co-author of
Meta-Analysis for Public Management and Policy (2013).
She is a member of the Midwest Political Science Association, Southern Political Science Association, American Political Science Association and Florida Political Science Association.
Honors and Awards: She has been the recipient of numerous grants and awards including a grant from the National Science Foundation. She was honored with the Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Research from the College of Social Sciences, Mathematics, and Education in 2010-2011.