Laron Williams, University of Missouri-Columbia

Dr. Williams is an associate professor in political science at the University of Missouri-Columbia.  His research and teaching interests include voting behavior, party competition, the relationship between public opinion and foreign policy, spatial econometrics, and methodological efforts aimed at improving the interpretation of substantive effects from dynamic models.  His research has appeared in the American Journal of Political Science, Political Analysis, the Journal of Politics, British Journal of Political Science, and the Stata Journal.  He currently serves on the editorial boards of Political Research Quarterly and Political Science Research and Methods.