Marc Meredith joined the department as an assistant professor of political science in 2009. He holds a BA in Economics and Mathematical Methods in the Social Science from Northwestern University, a MA in Economics from Northwestern University, a MA in Political Science from Stanford University, and a Ph. D. in Political Economics from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Prior to coming to the University of Pennsylvania, Marc was a visiting lecturer of political science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He also holds a courtesy appointment in the Business and Public Policy Group in the Wharton School.
Marc’s research examines the political economy of American elections, with a particular focus on the application of causal inference methods. His substantive research interests include election administration, local political institutions, political campaigns, and voter decision-making, particularly as it relatives to economic conditions. Marc’s research appears in Economics and Politics, the Proceedings of the National Academies of Science, Political Analysis, and the Quarterly Journal of Political Science. He teaches classes on business and politics, state and local government, and statistical methods.