Cameron Wimpy

Cameron Wimpy

Assistant Professor of Political Science

Arkansas State University

Biography

I am a political scientist at Arkansas State University with interests in political economy, political methodology, and political violence. I am an affiliate faculty with the Center for No Boundary Thinking at A-State. I formerly served as the Research Director in the MIT Election Data and Science Lab, where I managed applied research on the scientific study of elections. I was also previously an affiliate faculty member with the Harvard Institute for Quantitative Social Science. I grew up on Crowley’s Ridge in the Arkansas Delta.

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Interests
  • Data Science
  • Political Economy
  • Political Methodology
  • Political Violence
  • Public Policy
  • Spatial Econometrics
Education
  • PhD in Political Science, 2014

    Texas A&M University

  • MA in Political Science, 2009

    Arkansas State University

  • BA in Political Science, 2007

    Arkansas State University

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Teaching

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African Political Systems

African Political Systems

The government and politics of primarily sub-Saharan Africa, involves study of the people as well as their political institutions

Foreign Policy Analysis

Foreign Policy Analysis

Theory, practice, and analysis of foreign policy, with a focus on the United States and an emphasis on contemporary issues and basic ideas governing American foreign policy

Introduction to International Politics

Introduction to International Politics

Various approaches to the study of international politics

Introduction to LaTeX

Introduction to LaTeX

Learn how to typset beautiful scientific documents

Introduction to Model United Nations

Introduction to Model United Nations

Preparation for and participation in model United Nations

Introduction to Political Analysis

Introduction to Political Analysis

Introduction to the discipline of political science, its subfields, and to the use of the social scientific method and logical inquiry

Introduction to U.S. Government

Introduction to U.S. Government

The constitution, government, and politics of the United States

Middle Eastern Political Systems

Middle Eastern Political Systems

Major Middle Eastern political systems, with concentration on their common characteristics and major differences

Seminar in Political Economy

Seminar in Political Economy

This course is designed to provide an overview of the literature on Comparative & International Political Economy

Spatial Econometrics

Spatial Econometrics

An introduction to spatial econometrics including topics such as contagion, clustering, interdependence, and spatial networks; various modeling strategies and software applications are covered

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