Lilliana Mason

Assistant Professor

Lilliana Mason is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland, beginning Fall 2015.  She received her Ph.D. in political science from Stony Brook University in 2013, with a dissertation grant from the National Science Foundation. She has a B.A. in Politics from Princeton University. Between 2013 and 2015, she was a Visiting Scholar at Rutgers University.

Her research interests include American political behavior, political psychology, partisan and social identity, and polarization. Specifically, her work focuses on the polarizing effect of partisan sorting, and the consequences of sorting for political behavior in general. Her research has appeared in journals such as American Political Science Review and American Journal of Political Science. Her book, "Uncivil Agreement: How Politics Became Our Identity," is forthcoming with University of Chicago Press.

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Course Name Course Title Semester Syllabus
GVPT420 The Logic and Practice of Measuring Political Behavior Fall 2017 Syllabus
GVPT422 Quantitative Politics Analysis Spring 2017 Syllabus
GVPT423 Elections and Electoral Behavior Fall 2015
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