Stephen Borrelli

Stephen Borrelli

Director of Undergraduate Studies


  • BA, University of Rochester, 1985
  • PhD, University of Iowa, 1990

Research Areas

  • American Politics


Fall 2020 Office Hours:

Monday and Friday 12:00pm-1:00pm Wednesday 4:00pm-5:00pm Tuesday and Thursday 12:30pm-1:30pm

Dr. Borrelli’s drop-in advising hours have ended for the FALL 2020 semester.  If you still need advising, email Dr. Borrelli at to request a time during the above time windows.

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.