Department of Political Science

428 Old Main
1 University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Office Hours: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Phone: (479) 575-3356
Fax: (479) 575-6432

Admin Supervisor
Kathy Rice

Admin Specialist
Marisa Grippo


Dr. Todd G. Shields

Dr. Todd G. Shields

Dr. Todd G. Shields

Dean, J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences

Office: 525 Old Main
Phone: 479-575-5900

Todd G. Shields (B.A., Miami University, 1990; M.A., University of Kentucky, 1991; Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 1994). 

His research interests lie broadly in applied statistics and American elections.  He has published dozens of journal articles and is the co-author or co-editor of four books, including The Persuadable Voter: Wedge Issues in Presidential Campaigns, the winner of the Robert E. Lane award for the best book in Political Psychology awarded by the American Political Science Association in 2009.  He is also the co-author of Money Matters: The Effects of Campaign Finance Reform on Congressional Elections and the co-editor of The Clinton Riddle: Interdisciplinary Perspectives of the 42nd President and New Voices in the Old South: How Women and Minorities Influence Southern Politics. He is currently at work on edited volumes examining the scholarly legacies of V.O. Key Jr and C. Van Woodward, two of the most influential scholars in the fields of southern politics and history.  He generally teaches courses in research methods, applied statistics and survey research.

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525 Old Main
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701