Dr. Lisa Bryant

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. University of New Mexico

Office: McKee Fisk 212

Phone: 559-278-7612

E-mail: lbryant@csufresno.edu

Dr. Bryant's CV.

Dr. Bryant earned her Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of New Mexico in 2014.  She was the recipient of the Graduate Dean’s Dissertation of the Year Award (2013) at the University of New Mexico for her dissertation focusing on voter mobilization of minority and naturalized citizens. Her work has been published in several journals including Political Behavior, Electoral Studies and Publius: The Journal of Federalism

 In addition to academic teaching and research, she has experience in the field of public opinion survey research and data analysis in the public and private sectors and has worked with several political organizations to increase voter registration and turnout.

Teaching/Research Interests

Dr. Bryant's general teaching and research interests involve a wide number of subfields within political science including political behavior/voter behavior, campaigns and elections, election administration, public opinion, the media, political psychology, state politics, gender politics, and political methodology, focusing on experimental and survey research methods. 

Selected Publications

Considering Mixed Mode Surveys for Questions in Political Behavior: Using the Internet and Mail to Get Quality Data at Reasonable Costs. 2011. Political Behavior 33(1):161-178. With Lonna Rae Atkeson, Alex N. Adams, Luciana Zilberman, and Kyle L. Saunders.

A New Barrier to Participation: Heterogeneous Application of Voter Identification Policies. 2010. Electoral Studies 29(1): 66-73. With Lonna Rae Atkeson, Thad E. Hall, Kyle L Saunders and R. Michael Alvarez.  

Shifting the Blame: Federalism, Causal Attribution and Public Assignment of Blame Following Hurricane Katrina. 2008. Publius 38(4): 609-632. With Cherie D. Maestas, Lonna Rae Atkeson, and Thomas Croom. 

“The Cost of Election Audits: Time and Money,” in Confirming Elections: Creating Confidence and Integrity through Election Auditing, edited by R. Michael Alvarez, Lonna Rae Atkeson and Thad E. Hall. 2012. With Lonna Atkeson.  New York: Palgrave McMillan.

“Moving from Red to Blue: The 2008 New Mexico Presidential, Senate, and First Congressional District Races,” in The Change Election: Money, Mobilization, and Persuasion in the 2008 Federal Elections, edited by David Magleby. 2010. Temple University Press: Philadelphia. With Michael Rocca, Lonna Rae Atkeson, and Yann Kerevel.