Randy Stevenson, Rice University

Randy Stevenson is a Professor of Political Science at Rice University in Houston, Texas, where he has taught the graduate statistics sequence for the past 20 years. He is currently on the board of the American National Election Study and has published articles on coalition politics and voting behavior in coalitional systems in the APSR, AJPS, JOP, BJPS, PA, and many other journals. His book with Raymond Duch, The Economic Vote, won the Luebbert Award for the best book in Comparative politics in 2007-2008. He is currently working on a book that explores how voters in complex coalitional systems use simple heuristics to master the complexity of those systems and cast “coalition-directed” votes.