David A. Bateman
American political development; Congress; ideology; political parties; democratization; state constitutionalism
Current Research Interest
Democratization and disenfranchisement in the United States and in comparative perspective; the role of southern members of Congress in shaping the federal state and national policy; legislative institutions and legislative behavior; American state constitutions and constitutionalsm
Cornell Institute for Social Science Grant Recipient
Bateman, David A., Ira Katznelson, and John S. Lapinski. Southern Nation: Congress and White Supremacy After Reconstruction. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2018.
Bateman, David A. Disenfranchising Democracy: Constructing the Electorate in the United States, the United Kingdom, and France. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018.