David A. Armstrong

David A. Armstrong

Assistant Professor

Office: Bolton, Room 666
Phone: (414) 229-4239
e-mail: armstrod@uwm.edu
Web Page: www.quantoid.net
Curriculum Vitae: pdf


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 - Syllabus (pdf), Online (pdf)
PolSci 701: Techniques of Political Science Research - Syllabus (pdf)
PolSci 935: Seminar in Advanced Political Science Methodology - Syllabus (pdf)


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

Recent Publications:

Raymond M. Duch, Jeff B. May and David A. Armstrong II. 2010. "The Coalition-Directed Vote in Contexts with Multi-party Governments." American Political Science Review.

David A. Armstrong II and Raymond M. Duch. 2010 "Why Can Voters Anticipate Post-Election Coalition Formation Likelihoods?" Electoral Studies 28(3):308-315.

David A. Armstrong II. 2009. "Measuring the Democracy-Repression Nexus". Electoral Studies 28(3): 403-412.

Christian Davenport and David A. Armstrong II. 2004. “Democracy and the Violation of Human Rights: A Statistical Analysis from 1976-1996” American Journal of Political Science 48(3): 538-554.

James G. Gimpel, Irwin L. Morris and David A. Armstrong II. 2004. “Turnout and the Local Age Distribution: Examining Political Participation across Space and Time” Political Geography 23: 71-95.