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James Coleman Battista

Associate Professor of Political Science
University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

National, state and legislative politics

James Battista can speak to the media about issues related to American politics, national elections, New York State government and other state legislatures. His work focuses on how legislatures organize themselves to do business and the consequences of different styles of organization.

Battista’s current research centers on state legislative committee composition, state legislative party strength, legislative voting inside committees and new methods of estimating legislator preferences.

His work has been published in American Journal of Political Science, Legislative Studies Quarterly, American Review of Politics, and State Politics and Policy Quarterly.

CONTACT:

James Coleman Battista, PhD
Associate Professor of Political Science
University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences

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