David A. Bateman

Assistant Professor
Government, College of Arts and Sciences

Contact Information

218 White Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (215) 510-7102

David A. Bateman

Assistant Professor
Government, College of Arts and Sciences

Expertise
American political development; Congress; political parties; ideology

Current Research Interest
American state constitutions and constitutional conventions; the development of party positions on black suffrage and civil rights; the estimation of ideal points in legislative settings; the role of the southern members of Congress in shaping the federal state and national policy

Distinction
Cornell Institute for Social Science Grant Recipient

Selected Publications
Bateman, David A., Joshua Clinton, and John Lapinski. “A House Divided? Roll Calls, Policy Differences, and Congressional Polarization from 1877- 2011.” American Journal of Political Science 61 (2017).

Bateman, David A. and John Lapinski. “Ideal Points and the Study of American Political Development.” Studies in American Political Development 30, no. 2 (2016).

Cornell Research Website Article
Congress and Political Parties, a Checkup