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Megan Moeller


MS Statistics (2013) University of Texas, BA Political Science (2008) University of Michigan

Doctoral Candidate
Megan Moeller

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U.S. Congress, political methodology, American politics, public policy, gender and politics

Biography


Megan Moeller is a PhD candidate in the Government Department at the University of Texas at Austin. Her dissertation focuses on partisan pursuits of majority party status in the U.S. Congress and gamesmanship in the legislative process. As a research fellow for the Policy Agendas Project, directed by Bryan Jones, Megan manages the Roll Call dataset as well as the Working Paper Series. She received the competitive Janet Box-Steffensmeier Scholarship in 2011 for outstanding female graduate students in methodology. Megan holds a Master of Science in Statistics from the University of Texas at Austin (2013) and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Michigan (2008). She has served as a Teaching Assistant and Suplemental Instructor for a variety of courses in the Government Department and the Division of Statistics and Scientific Computation and currently manages the Government Department's first Synchronous Massive Online Class. Megan co-authored "The Effect of the 2012 Elections on Party Polarization" in The American Elections of 2012 with her advisor, Sean Theriault.  

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