Mason Moseley

Mason W. Moseley

Assistant Professor
Office: 301E Woodburn Hall
Tel: 304.293.3811
Email: mwmoseley@mail.wvu.edu


Mason Moseley received his Ph.D. in Political Science from Vanderbilt University in 2014, and his undergraduate degree from UNC-Chapel Hill in 2008. Previously, he was the 2014-2015 Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania’s Program on Democracy, Citizenship and Constitutionalism. His research examines comparative political behavior, and particularly how institutional characteristics and processes shape individual level political attitudes and participation in the Latin American context. His work has been published in Electoral Studies and the Journal of Politics, and has been funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation. He is currently working on a book manuscript entitled “Contentious Democracy: The Rise of the Protest State in Latin America,” which explores the institutional and socioeconomic roots of swelling rates of protest throughout the region. At WVU, Professor Moseley teaches undergraduate courses on comparative politics, Latin American politics, and contentious politics, and a graduate course on comparative political behavior.

A link to his CV is here.