Education1994 University of Central Florida, B.A.
1996 University of Central Florida, M.A.
2005 Florida State University, Ph.D.
Courses TaughtIntroduction to Government and World Affairs
Research Methods for Government and World Affairs
Political Parties and Interest Groups
Politics of Western Europe
Public Opinion, Media, and Power
Politics and Film
Career SpecialtiesMary 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 and Political Behavior. 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 AwardsShe 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.