Kristin Kanthak

  • Associate Professor


PS 0200 American Political Process

PS 1281 Capstone Seminar in American Politics

PS 1211 Legislative Process

PS 2200 American Government and Politics

Education & Training

  • PhD, University of Iowa, 2000

Representative Publications

Kanthak, Kristin and George A. Krause. 2012. The Diversity Paradox: Parties, Legislatures, and the Organizational Foundations of Representation in America. Oxford University Press.

Kanthak, Kristin. Forthcoming. "The Hidden Effects of Rules Not Broken: Career Paths, Institutional Rules, and Anticipatory Exit in Legislatures." British Journal of Political Science

Crisp, Brian F., Scott W. Desposato, and Kristin Kanthak. Forthcoming. "Legislative Pivots, Presidential Powers, and Policy Stability" Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

Kristin Kanthak. 2009. "U.S. State Legislative Committee Assignments and Encouragement of Party Loyalty: An Exploratory Analysis." State Politics and Policy Quarterly 9(3):284-303

Research Interests

Legislative politics, American politics, quantitative methods

Area of Study