Faculty Profile

Lindsey Cormack

Building: Morton
Room: 335
Email: [email protected]
School:  College of Arts & Letters
Department:  Social Sciences
Program:  Social Sciences

Ph.D., Political Science, New York University, 2014
Committee: Sanford Gordon, Jonathan Nagler, Howard Rosenthal
Dissertation: "Legislator Controlled Information Revelation in Constituent Communications"

M.A., Political Science, New York University, 2010

B.A., Political Science, University of Kansas, 2007


American Politics, Political Communication, Congress, Text Analysis, Public Opinion, Political Polarization, Representation, Women in Politics, The Presidency, Public Policy

General Information

Cormack's research focuses on American institutions and political communications, and draws on a newly created database of electronic communications from members of Congress to constituents.


While at NYU, Cormack worked with former Governor David A. Paterson as an educational liaison and adjunct instructor. Prior to joining Stevens, she taught at Yeshiva University.

Honors & Awards

MacCracken Graduate Fellowship, New York University, 2008–2013
NYU Summer Field Research Grant, 2011
Pi Sigma Alpha Faculty Award in Political Science, Thesis, "The Olympics as a Political Forum: What to expect from China and Taiwan in 2008", 2007

Professional Societies

American Political Science Association
Midwest Political Science Association
Pi Sigma Alpha, Political Science Honors Association
Reviewer for Political Research Quarterly, Legislative Studies Quarterly

  • HHS 371 Modern US Presidency and the Legislative Process
  • HSS 127 Introduction to Political Science I: National Government