About

I am an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Akron. My research focuses on the ideological positions of American political parties. I also conduct research on public opinion (mostly political psychology).

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Here is my CV. More information about me, including working papers, can be found at Google Scholar, SSRN, Academia.edu,  and my University of Akron website. My email is dcoffey@uakron.edu.

I grew up in Schenectady, NY. I went to the College of the Holy Cross for undergrad and UVa for grad school. I live in Shaker Heights, OH with my wife and three kids and Maggie, our black lab.