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Kendall Funk

Assistant Professor
Faculty, WEST Campus, Mailcode 3051
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Faculty, WEST Campus, Mailcode 3051
Biography: 

Kendall D. Funk is an assistant professor of political science in the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences in ASU's New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences. Prior to her current appointment, Funk held a joint appointment as a postdoctoral scholar in the School of Politics and Global Studies and the Center for Organization Research and Design in the School of Public Affairs at Arizona State University. She received her doctorate in political science from Texas A&M University in 2017. 

Funk's research crosscuts several disciplines, including political science, public administration, international studies, and gender studies. Her primary research focuses on the causes and consequences of women's representation in political institutions, especially at the local level of government in Latin America. She also researches issues related to local governance, decentralization, international public management, and government performance. Her research has been published in a variety of peer-reviewed journals, including Political Research Quarterly; Politics & Gender; Politics, Groups, and Identities; Administration & Society; and the Revista Uruguay de Ciencia Política (Uruguayan Journal of Political Science).

Education: 
  • Ph.D. Political Science, Texas A&M University 2017
  • B.A. Political Science, Texas A&M University 2012

 

 

 

 

Research Interests: 

Gender representation; local governments; decentralization; Latin America; international public management; government performance

Spring 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
SBS 303Quantitative Methods
SOC 437Women, Power, and Politics
POS 437Women, Power, and Politics
JHR 598Special Topics
Fall 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
POS 247Intro to Latin Amer Politics
SBS 304Social Statistics I
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
POS 493Honors Thesis
SOC 499Individualized Instruction
POS 499Individualized Instruction
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
POS 247Intro to Latin Amer Politics
SBS 304Social Statistics I
POS 492Honors Directed Study
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
SOC 437Women, Power, and Politics
POS 437Women, Power, and Politics
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
POS 247Intro to Latin Amer Politics
SBS 304Social Statistics I
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 200Public Serv & Policy in 21st C
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 200Public Serv & Policy in 21st C
POS 453Latin America