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People: Administration

Ken Kollman

Director and Research Professor


Director (2015-) and Research Professor, Center for Political Studies
Professor, Department of Political Science
Frederick G.L. Huetwell Professor


Ph.D. 1993 Northwestern University (Political Science)


Ken Kollman’s Curriculum Vitae (CV)


Ken Kollman’s research focuses on political parties and organizations, elections, lobbying, federal systems, formal modeling, complexity theory, American politics, and comparative politics.


Institute for Social Research (ISR)
University of Michigan
Room 4202, 426 Thompson Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104–2321, United States

Phone: 734–763–1348
Fax: 734–764–3341
Email: [email protected]

University of Michigan Online Directory listing

Selected Publications

Please also see Ken Kollman’s Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Dynamic Partisanship: How and Why Voter Loyalties Change. With John E. Jackson. 2021. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
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Perils of Centralization: Lessons from Church, State, and Corporation. 2013. New York: Cambridge University Press

Jackson, J.E. and K. Kollman, Connecting Micro and Macro Partisanship. Political Analysis, 2011 19(4). Forthcoming.

The Potential Value of Computational Models in Social Science Research. in Harold Kincaid, ed. Oxford Handbook in Philosophy in the Social Sciences, 2011. New York: Oxford University Press.

Norton, W.W., The American Political System, 2011. New York.

Jackson, J.E. and K. Kollman, A Formulation of Path Dependence with an Empirical Example. Quarterly journal of political science, 2010. 5(3): p. 257.

Chhibber, P. and K. Kollman, The Formation of National Party Systems: Federalism and Party Competition in Canada, Great Britain, India and the United States. 2004, Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Research Projects

Constituency-Level Elections Archive (CLEA)

Interdisciplinary Approach to Understanding the Effectiveness of Aid-Funded Programs: Spatial Analysis of Developmental Outcomes

Constituency-Level Elections Archive (CLEA): Transitioning to a Sustainable Public Good

Workshop: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Using Social Science to Improve Health Outcomes