Marianne Stewart

Professor of Political Science
 
972-883-2011
GR 3.226
Marianne Stewart's Webpage
Tags: Political Science 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

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.