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Mark Ramirez

Associate Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 3902
Biography

Mark D. Ramirez studies the role of democratic and non-democratic processes on political preference formation with a special emphasis on how these processes impact racial and ethnic minorities. His research appears in the American Journal of Political Science, British Journal of Political Science, Criminology, Journal of Politics, Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Political Behavior, Political Psychology, Public Opinion Quarterly, Race & Justice, and The Political Methodologist. He is the current organizer of the Working Group in Political Psychology and is also affiliated with the Provost's Southwest Borderlands Initiative,  the Center for Latina/os and American Politics Research, the Center for the Future of War and the National Institute for Civil Discourse. Prior to Arizona State University, he served as a research fellow at the Center for Empirical Research in the Law at Washington University in Saint Louis and a Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellow.

Fax
(480) 727-9901
Education
  • Ph.D. Political Science, Texas A&M University, 2009
  • B.I.S. Economics and Political Science, Arizona State University, 2004
  • Certificate, Public Administration and Management, Arizona State University, 2004
Research Interests
  • Public opinion, political psychology, race and ethnic politics, representation

 

Publications

Mark D. Ramirez and Reed Wood. Forthcoming. "Public Attitudes toward Private Military Corporations: Insight from Principal-agent Theory." Journal of Conflict Resolution.

Peter Enns and Mark D. Ramirez. Forthcoming. "Privatizing Punishment: Testing theories of public support for private prison and immigration detention facilities." Criminology.

Mark D. Ramirez and Paul G. Lewis. Forthcoming. "Beliefs About Corporate America and the Structure of Opinions Toward Privatization." Political Behavior.

Paul M. Kellstedt, Mark D. Ramirez, Arnold Vedlitz, and Sammy Zahran. Forthcoming “Does political sophistication moderate value conflict? The case of climate change." British Journal of Political Science.

Reed Wood and Mark D. Ramirez. Forthcoming. “Exploring the micro-foundations of the relationship between gender equality and peace." International Studies Review.

Mark D. Ramirez. 2015. “Racial discrimination, fear of crime, and variability in Blacks’ preferences for punitive and preventative anti-crime policies." Political Behavior, 37(2): 419-439.

Mark D. Ramirez. 2015. “African American’s principled opposition to prison privatization." Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice, 13(3): 217-236.

Mark D. Ramirez. 2014. “Complex choices: African Americans and the death penalty." Race & Justice, 4(2): 75-97.

Mark D. Ramirez and Nathan Erickson. 2014. “Partisan bias and information discounting in economic judgments." Political Psychology, 35(3): 309-445.

Mark D. Ramirez. 2013. "Americans changing views toward crime and punishment." Public Opinion Quarterly, 77(4): 1006-1031.

Mark D. Ramirez. 2013. "Punitive Sentiment." Criminology, 52(2): 329-364.

Mark D. Ramirez. 2013. "The Policy Origins of Congressional Approval." Journal of Politics, 75(1): 198-209.

Paul M. Kellstedt, David A.M. Peterson, and Mark D. Ramirez. 2010. "The Macro Politics of a Gender Gap." Public Opinion Quarterly, 74(3): 477-498.

Mark D. Ramirez. 2009. "The Dynamics of Partisan Conflict on Congressional Approval." American Journal of Political Science, 53(3): 680-693.

Nicholson-Crotty, Sean, David A.M. Peterson, and Mark D. Ramirez. 2009. "Dynamic Representation(s): Federal Criminal Justice Policy and an Alternative Dimension of Public Mood." Political Behavior, 31(4): 485-655.

Mark D. Ramirez. 2008. "Procedural Perceptions and Support for the U.S. Supreme Court." Political Psychology, 29(5): 675-698.

 

 

Research Activity

Ramirez, Mark D.and David A.M. Peterson. The Nature, Origins, and Consequences of Latina/o Racism-Ethnicism in American Politics. Book manuscript in progress

Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
POS 313The Congress
POS 394Special Topics
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
POS 313The Congress
SGS 401Political Statistics
POS 401Political Statistics
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
POS 313The Congress
POS 394Special Topics
POS 493Honors Thesis
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
POS 590Reading and Conference
POS 790Reading and Conference
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
POS 313The Congress
SGS 401Political Statistics
POS 401Political Statistics
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
POS 394Special Topics
POS 493Honors Thesis
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
POS 394Special Topics
POS 401Political Statistics
POS 590Reading and Conference
POS 790Reading and Conference
POS 799Dissertation
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
POS 401Political Statistics
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
POS 394Special Topics
POS 598Special Topics
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
POS 394Special Topics
POS 604Polimetrics II
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
POS 394Special Topics
POS 530American Politics
POS 799Dissertation
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
POS 301Empirical Political Inquiry
POS 604Polimetrics II
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
POS 301Empirical Political Inquiry
POS 394Special Topics
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