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David Armstrong

Associate Professor
 Bolton Hall 666

Website

www.quantoid.net/

Degrees

Ph.D., Government and Politics, University of Maryland
B.A., Political Science, University of Maine at Presque Isle

Courses Taught

  • PolSci 335 – Comparative Political Systems
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  • PolSci 701 – Techniques of Political Science Research
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  • PolSci 935 – Seminar in Advanced Political Science Methodology
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Interests

Quantitative methods, measurement and latent dimension estimation, measurement and conceptualization of democracy, internal state conflict

Selected Publications

Hare, Christopher D., Armstrong, David A., Bakker, Ryan, Carroll, Royce, and Poole, Keith T. “Using Bayesian Aldrich-McKelvey Scaling to Study Citizens’ Ideological Preferences and Perceptions.” American Journal of Political Science .
Jacoby, William G., and Armstrong, David A. “Bootstrap Confidence Regions for Multidimensional Scaling Solutions.” American Journal of Political Science (2014).
Armstrong, David A. “factorplot: Calculating, Summarizing and Plotting Simple Contrasts in GLMs.” The R Journal 5.2 (2013): 4-15.
Armstrong, David A. “Stability and Change in the Freedom House Political Rights and Civil Liberties Measures.” Journal of Peace Research 48.5 (2011): 10.
Davenport, Christian, Soule, Sarah A., and Armstrong, David A. “Protesting While Black: The Differential Policing of American Activism: 1960-1990.” American Sociological Review 76.1 (2011): 152-176.
Duch, Raymond M., May, Jeffrey B., and Armstrong, David A. “The Coalition Directed Vote in Contexts with Multi-party Governments.” American Political Science Review 104.4 (2010): 698-719.
Armstrong, David A. “Measuring the Democracy-Repression Nexus.” Electoral Studies 28.3 (2009): 403-412.