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Noah J. Kaplan, PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Political Science


Building & Room:

1122B BSB


1007 W. Harrison Street

Office Phone:

(312) 413-0440

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Noah J. Kaplan CV

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Selected Grants

University of Houston, Small Grant Program for Faculty Award, 2008

Selected Publications

“Comparing Cosponsorship and Roll-Call Ideal Points,” 2009. Aleman, Eduardo, Ernesto Calvo, Mark Jones and Noah Kaplan.  Legislative Studies Quarterly, 34(1): 87-116.

“Vote for Charity’s Sake,” 2008. Edlin, Aaron, Andrew Gelman and Noah Kaplan. The Economists’ Voice, 5(6).

“Voting as a Rational Choice: Why and How People Vote to Improve the Well-Being of Others,” 2007. Edlin, Aaron, Andrew Gelman and Noah Kaplan.  Rationality and Society, 19(3): 293-314.

“Dialogue in American Political Campaigns? An Examination of Issue Convergence in Candidate Television Advertising,” 2006.  Kaplan, Noah, David Park and Travis Ridout.  American Journal of Political Science, 50(3): 724-736.

Notable Honors

2000 - 2002, ISERP Graduate Fellowship, Columbia University

1997 - 2002, President's Fellowship, Columbia University

1996 - 1997, Graduate School Fellowship, Columbia University

2000, Travel Scholarship, University of California, Santa Barbara


PhD Columbia University, 2004

MPA Columbia University, 1998

Professional Memberships

Empirical Implications of Theoretical Models (EITM) Institute, Washington University, 2003.

Political Methodology Summer Conference Invitee, 2001.

Research Currently in Progress

American Politics: Public Opinion, Political Communication, Campaigns and Elections, Representation, and Quantitative Methodology.