Mather House 9
MW 1:00-2:00pm and by appointment
Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley, 2004
M.A., University of California at Berkeley, 1999
B.A., Pomona College, 1998.
Research: Congress, congressional redistricting, research methods, political strategy, parties and elections
Congress, congressional redistricting, research methods, political strategy, parties and elections
Recent Conference Papers
A Spatial Theory of Media Polarization – Delivered at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL
Asymmetric Polarization and Asymmetric Models: Democratic and Republican Interpretations of Electoral Dynamics – Delivered at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL.
The Journalist’s Dilemma: Asymmetric Politics and Journalistic Norms – Earlier Version delivered at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association
Divisions Between Congressional Republicans and the Politics of Ideologically Extreme Reversion Points – Delivered at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association
Some Sample Publications
Buchler, Justin, Going off the Rails on a Crazy Train: The Causes and Consequences of Congressional Infamy, The Forum, Volume 9, Issue 2, 2011.
Buchler, Justin, The proximity paradox: the legislative agenda and the electoral success of ideological extremists, Public Choice, Volume 133, April 2010.
Buchler, Justin, The Statistical Properties of Competitive Districts: What the Central Limit Theorem Can Teach Us about Election Reform, PS: Political Science and Politics, Vol. 40, No. 2, April 2007, pp.333-337.
Buchler, Justin, Competition, Representation, and Redistricting: The Case Against Competitive Congressional Districts,Journal of Theoretical Politics, 17(4): 431-463.
Buchler, Justin, The Social Sub-Optimality of Competitive Elections, Public Choice, Volume 133, December 2007.