William received his PhD in 2023, in American Politics. His research interests include race and ethnic politics, public opinion, and political behavior. He holds a B.A. in Political Science from Michigan State University, and an M.A. in Government and Politics from the University of Maryland, College Park.

Areas of Interest

  • Race and Ethnic Politics
  • Political Psychology


  • Degree Type
    Degree Details
    Government and Politics, University of Maryland, College Park
  • Degree Type
    Degree Details
    Political Science, Michigan State University


  • “Are Democrats Taking Blacks for Granted? Examining Black Partisanship in Response to Appeals Critical of the Party.” (with Dr. Antoine Banks) Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) Meeting. Chicago, IL.

Research Topics

  • American Politics
  • Methodology
William Bishop
5149 Tydings Hall
Government and Politics Department
wbishop [at] umd.edu