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Michael Nelson

Michael Nelson

Jeffrey L. Hyde and Sharon D. Hyde and Political Science Board of Visitors Early Career Professor in Political Science

Associate Professor of Political Science

Affiliate Law Faculty

232 Pond Lab

Education:

  1. PhD. Washington University in St. Louis

Biography:

Michael Nelson is the Jeffery L. Hyde and Sharon D. Hyde and Political Science Board of Visitors Early Career Professor in Political Science and Associate Professor of Political Science. He specializes in American politics, state politics, and judicial politics. His research examines the effects of judicial elections, public support for courts in the United States and abroad, and the effects of collegiality on judicial behavior.