Professor of Political Science
Ph.D. Loyola University Chicago
Prof. Roscoe’s academic interests center upon American politics, with a focus on Congress, the president, interest groups, and political parties. He is especially interested in the dynamics of the electoral process and how interest groups and parties shape lawmaking and public policy through electoral politics. Prof. Roscoe is author of the book The Promise of Democratic Equality in the United States (Routledge Press) and co-author of the book Local Party Organizations in the 21st Century (SUNY Press). His work has been published in a number of journals, including the Journal of Politics, Legislative Studies Quarterly, Social Science Quarterly, and Publius. Prof. Roscoe has been a co-investigator in a long-running study of local political parties, and he is currently the Director of General Education for UMass Dartmouth. In 2011 Prof. Roscoe was a Fulbright Scholar at Lingnan University in Hong Kong, China.
Roscoe CV 2021