Stephen  Borrelli

Professor | Director of Undergraduate Studies

Office Hours

Spring 2019 Office Hours:

Monday: 11:00am-1:00pm & 3:00pm-4:00pm

Tuesday: 12:30pm-2:00pm

Wednesday: 3:00pm-4:00pm

Friday: 11:00am-12:00pm



  • B.A. – University of Rochester, 1985
  • Ph.D. – University of Iowa, 1990

Research Interests

  • Party Pledges and Policy Actions in the U.S.
  • Effects of Senate Malapportionment
Teaching Interests


  • American Politics
  • The Presidency
  • Southern Politics

Selected Publications

  • Baldwin, Norman; Borelli, Stephen, and Michael New. 2011, forthcoming. “State Educational Investments and Economic Growth in America.” Social Science Quarterly.
  • Borelli, Stephen, and Brad Lockerbie. 2008. “Framing Effects on Public Opinion During Prewar and Major Combat Phases in the US Wars in Iraq.” Social Science Quarterly.
  • Finding the Third Way: Bill Clinton, the DLC, and the Democratic Platform of 1992. Journal of Policy History, 13: 429-462.