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; 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

Distinction
Cornell Institute for Social Science Grant Recipient

Selected Publications
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.

Cornell Research Website Article
Congress and Political Parties, a Checkup