Kristin Kanthak

  • Associate Professor


PS 0200 American Political Process
PS 1211 Legislative Process
PS 1240 Politics of Diversity
PS 1281 Capstone Seminar in American Politics
PS 2200 American Government and Politics
PS 2201 Separation of Powers

Education & Training

  • PhD, University of Iowa, 2000

Representative Publications

Bonneau, Chris W., Kristin Kanthak, Amanda Liefson and Shane Redman. Forthcoming. “The Review Process and the Citation Gap: The Role of the Editor’s Nudge.” The Journal of Politics.

Bonneau, Chris W. and Kristin Kanthak. 2019. “Stronger Together: Political Ambition and the Presentation of Women Running for Office.” Politics, Groups, and Identities.

Kanthak, Kristin and Jonathan Woon. 2015. “Women Don’t Run? Election Aversion and Candidate Entry.” American Journal of Political Science. 59(July):595-612.

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

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
Diversity in Politics
American Politics
Experimental Methods

Area of Study