Dr. Joshua Meddaugh
Assistant Professor, Coordinator of Political Science
& Associate Department Chair.
September 2012 University at Buffalo, State University of New York – Buffalo, NY
Doctor of Philosophy, Political Science
Concentrations: Public Law, American Politics
Dissertation: “Waiting for Federalism: An Empirical Investigation into the Rehnquist Court’s Federalism
September 2009 University at Buffalo, State University of New York – Buffalo, NY
Master of Arts, Political Science
Concentration: American Politics
Thesis: “Taking the Initiative: Strategic Timing, Professionalism, and Interest Group Activity in the
June 2007 Elmira College – Elmira, NY
Bachelor of Arts
Majors: Political Science, Economics
Dr. Meddaugh’s teaching interests focus on Public Law and American Politics. Specifically, Dr. Meddaugh studies Constitutional Law, Judicial Decision-making, Constitutional Theory, State and Local Politics, The American Presidency, and Direct Democracy.
Dr. Meddaugh has taught courses on Constitutional Law, Jurisprudence, The American Legal System, Political Philosophy, The American Presidency, Media Politics, American Government and many others.
Dr. Meddaugh has presented his research on Constitutional Law, American Politics and Canadian Direct Democracy at multiple conferences and has given presentations on alternative teaching methods and Supreme Court data analysis. Aside from his academic life, Dr. Meddaugh likes to spend his free time watching and reading about sports, especially anything to do with the Buffalo Bills, Buffalo Sabres, and the New York Yankees.
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