Marianne Stewart

Professor - Economic Political and Policy
mstewart@utdallas.edu
972-883-2011
GR3226
Tags: Political Science Public Policy Political Economy

Professional Preparation

Ph.D. - Political Science
Duke University - 1986
M.A. - Political Science
University of Windsor - 1980
B.A. - Political Science
University of Windsor - 1976

Publications

Harold D. Clarke, David Sanders, Marianne C. Stewart and Paul Whiteley. 2011. "Valence Politics and Electoral Choice in Britain, 2010." Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties 21. 2011 - Publication
David Sanders, Harold D. Clarke, Marianne C. Stewart and Paul Whiteley. 2011. "Simulating The Effects of the Alternative Vote in the 2010 U.K. General Election." Parliamentary Affairs 64, pp. 5-23. 2011 - Publication
Harold D. Clarke, David Sanders, Marianne C. Stewart and Paul Whiteley. Campaigning for Change: The Dynamics of Electoral Choice in Britain. Book proposal submitted for review to Cambridge University Press, January 2011. 2011 - Publication
Paul Whiteley, Harold D. Clarke, Marianne C. Stewart. 2011. "Aggregate-Level Forecasting of the 2010 General Election in Britain: The Seats-Votes Model." Electoral Studies Special Issue on Election Forecasting, guest editors Michael S. Lewis-Beck and Rachel Gibson, 30. 2011 - Publication
David Sanders, Harold D. Clarke, Marianne C. Stewart and Paul Whiteley. 2011. "Downs, Stokes, and the Dynamics of Electoral Choice." British Journal of Political Science 41 (April), pp. 287-314. 2011 - Publication
Paul Whiteley, Marianne Stewart, David Sanders and Harold Clarke. 2010. "Do Institutions Really Influence Political Participation?: Contextual Influences on Turnout and Participation in the World's Democracies." International Journal of Market Research 52, pp. 1-22. 2010 - Publication
Harold D. Clarke, Allan Kornberg, Thomas J. Scotto and Marianne C. Stewart. "Political Choices in Hard Times: Voting in the 2010 House Elections." Manuscript submitted for review to PS: Political Science and Politics 2010 - Publication
Paul Whiteley, Harold D. Clarke, David Sanders and Marianne C. Stewart. 2010. Government Performance and Life Satisfaction in Contemporary Britain. Journal of Politics 72 (July), pp. 733-46. 2010 - Publication
Thomas J. Scotto, Harold D. Clarke, Allan Kornberg, Jason Reifler, David Sanders, Marianne C. Stewart and Paul Whiteley. 2010. "The Dynamics of the Political Economy of Support for Barack Obama During the 2008 Presidential Election Campaign." Electoral Studies Special Issue on the 2008 U.S. Presidential Elections, guest editor Herbert Weisberg, 29, pp. 545-56. 2010 - Publication
Harold D. Clarke, David Sanders, Marianne C. Stewart and Paul Whiteley. 2009. "The American Voter's British Cousin: Political Choice in Britain." Electoral Studies 28 (December), pp. 632-41. 2009 - Publication

Appointments

Research Associate II
Southern Methodist University [2010–2013]
Member
The Houston Area Panel Study [2008–Present]
Research Associate
University of Houston [2008–Present]
Visiting Professor/Research Scientist
University of Texas at Dallas [2004–Present]
Professor
University of Texas at Dallas [1996–Present]
Associate Professor
University of Texas at Dallas [1990–1996]
Assistant Professor
University of Texas at Dallas [1988–1990]
Assistant Professor
Rutgers University [1986–1988]
Lecturer
[1982–1984]
Hollins College
Instructor
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University [1981–1986]

Additional Information

University Service
University of Texas at Dallas Administration, School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Executive Vice-Dean, 2005-07:   Responsibilities
  • Administrative, leadership and managerial support of strategic plans, of budget proposals, of account audits, expenditures, procurements, and compliance reports; and of special projects to enhance instructional and research program quality.
  • Consultation, mediation, and resolution of (un)foreseen problems or conflicts.23
  • Enactment and review of policies and proceduresinvolving faculty, classified staff, students, accounts and budgets, awards and contracts.
  • Equipment and facility involving office, seminar, and common space needs and allocations; space survey completions; and information technology setups.
  • Recruitment, training, evaluation, dismissal or retention, and promotion of classified staff.

Achievements

  • Advisory support of faculty career development and external funding of research proposals; increased responsiveness to faculty needs in employment, payroll, and personnel processing, post-doctoral fellowship recruitment, graduate student-research assistant tuition and fee structures; faculty and graduate student office equipment and facilities, conference sponsorship needs, and additional travel support requests.
  • Improvement of account tracking, fiscal oversight, and state audit record keeping; devolution of budget authority and responsibility to program offices to expand administration and management-learning opportunities in the School.
  • Co-design ofBy-Laws in accordance with School needs and priorities, and with University policies and procedures, as well as of faculty third-year and sixth-year review procedures.
  • Assistance in adding new classified staff and computer personnel; introduction of more informed and professional methods of determining classified staffing needs and of conducting annual performance reviews and merit recommendations; development of teamwork approach to functions and projects; implementation of professional development programs for classified staff and undergraduate student advisors.
  • Improvement of Academic Computing support staff to include a Director, two Network Support Specialists, part-time computer specialists, and a Lab Manager. 
  • Assistance in expansion of School’s research and instructional infrastructure by adding two seminar rooms, a second computer statistics laboratory, and computer hardware and software; by providing four academic program assistant offices to meet needs of program faculty and graduate students; and by effecting and equipping nine graduate student-teaching assistant office facilities.
Associational and Professional Activities
  • Association Memberships American Political Science Association; Elections, Public Opinion and Representation Section; Political  Methodology Section British Politics Group Canadian Political Science Association Elections, Public Opinion and Parties Specialist Group/Political Studies Association (U.K.) Midwest Political Science Association Women's Caucus for Political Science
  • American Political Science Association Committees

Chair, Committee on Annual Meetings, 2003-05. Chair, Elections, Public Opinion and Voting Behavior Section, Emerging Scholar Award Committee,  2002
  • British Politics Group Committees

Member, Samuel H. Beer Prize for the Best Dissertation in British Politics Committee, 2003.

Member, Research/Travel Awards Committee, 1993. 

  • International Political Science Association Committees
Member, Political Support and Alienation Research Committee, 1988-91.
  • Midwest Political Science Association Committees
Chair, Program Committee, Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL,  April 14-16, 1994 (17 sections, 3 unaffiliated groups, 207 panels, 1180 individuals, 1477 capacities). Member, Executive Council, 2006-09, 1998-2001, 1993-94. Member, Pi Sigma Alpha Best Paper Award Committee, 2002. Member, Program Committee-Section Organizer, "Comparative Politics: Industrialized Countries,"  Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, April 15-17, 1993.
  • Southern Political Science Association Committees
Member, Best Paper Presented by Graduate Student at Annual Meeting Committee, 2001. Member, Investments Committee, 1997-98. Member, Nominations Committee, 1994-95. Member, Dual-Career Couple Problems Ad Hoc Committee, 1990-93. Member, Executive Council, 1989-92. Member, Program Committee-Section Organizer, "Comparative Politics: Western Nations," Annual  Meeting of the Southern Political Science Association, Memphis, TN, November 2-4, 1989. Member, Pi Sigma Alpha Best Paper Award Committee, 1988-89. Member, Women and Politics Best Paper Award Committee, 1987-88. Member, Membership and Participation Committee, 1985.

Southwest Political Science Association Committees

Member, Nominations Committee, 2004-05.   Panel Chair Professional Meetings American Political Science Association, Philadelphia, PA, August 27-31, 2003; San Francisco, CA,  August 30-September 2, 2001; Chicago, IL, August 31-September 3, 1995; Atlanta, GA, August 31-September 3, 1989. Association for Canadian Studies in the United States, San Francisco, CA, November 17-20, 1989. Canadian Political Science Association, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, June 5-9, 1983. Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, April 15-17, 1999 (2 panels); April 23-25, 1998;  April 10-12, 1997; April 18-20, 1996; April 14-16, 1994; April 15-17, 1993; April 18-20, 1991; April 14-16, 1988. Southern Political Science Association, Atlanta, GA, November 5-7, 1992; Tampa, FL, November 7-9, 1991; Atlanta, GA, November 3-5, 1988; Atlanta, GA, November 6-8, 1986. The Economy and Political Behavior Workshop, Rice University, Houston, TX, April 22-23, 1995. Janet and Chester H. Roth Symposium on Political Parties and The Future of Democracy, University of North Texas, Denton, TX, April 19-21, 1990.   Panel Discussant Professional Meetings American Political Science Association, Boston, MA, August 29-September 1, 2002; Washington, DC,  September 2-5, 1993; Chicago, IL, September 3-6, 1992; Washington, DC, September 1-4, 1988; New Orleans, LA, August 29-September 1, 1985. Canadian Political Science Association, Universite Laval, Quebec City, Quebec, June 1-3, 1989;  University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, June 8-11, 1988; Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, June 2-4, 1980; University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, May 28-31, 1978. Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, April 25-28, 2002; Chicago, IL, April 25-28, 2001;  Chicago, IL, April 27-30, 2000; Chicago, IL, April 23-25, 1998; Chicago, IL, April 18-20, 1996;  Chicago, IL, April 9-11, 1992; Chicago, IL, April 18-20, 1991; Chicago, IL, April 11-14, 1985; Chicago, IL, April 21-23, 1983. Southern Political Science Association, Tampa, FL, November 7-9, 1991; Atlanta, GA, November 8-10,  1990; Memphis, TN, November 2-4, 1989; Charlotte, NC, November 5-7, 1987. Southwestern Political Science Association, San Antonio, TX, March 27-30, 1991.  Virginia Political Science Association, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, December 5, 1981. Visions in Methodology Conference, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, March 18-20, 2010.  Western Social Science Association, Albuquerque, NM, April 26-29, 1989; Denver, CO, April 22-24, 1982. XIVth World Congress of the International Political Science Association (Political Support and  Alienation Research Committee), Washington, DC, August 28-September 1, 1988.
Research and Teaching Areas
  • Comparative Government and Politics: Anglo-American Countries.
  • Elections, Public Opinion and Voting Behavior.
  • Political Participation.
  • Research Methodology: Conduct of Inquiry, Survey Methodology, Data Analysis.