David Anderson

Assistant Professor [POL S]
Dept:Political Science
Office:547 Ross
527 Farm House Ln
Ames IA
Vita:David Anderson CV

Dr. David Andersen is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science at Iowa State University. He earned his doctorate in political science with concentrations in American politics, political psychology and public law from Rutgers University in New Jersey in 2011 and a bachelor's degree in psychology from Pennsylvania State University.

Andersen studies political psychology, political behavior and American elections. At ISU, Andersen teaches courses on research methodology, American government, the presidency, and various courses covering political psychology, campaigns and elections, and political behavior.

Andersen previously worked as an assistant research professor at the Center on the American Governor, a research arm of the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University, from 2011 to 2013.

In conjunction with the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics and supported by a $64,627 grant from the Barbara Lee Family Foundation, Andersen and Dr. Tessa Ditonto are working to track all the gubernatorial campaigns involving women candidates in the 2016 election cycle.