James M Curry portrait
  • Associate Professor, Political Science Department

Current Courses

Fall 2020

  • HNKLY 4902-001
    Internship: National
  • HNKLY 4922-001
    Internship: Honors Nat
  • HNKLY 6922-001
    Internship: Grad Nation
  • POLS 3150-001
    American Presidency
    Location: CANVAS (CANVAS)
  • POLS 4902-001
    Internship: National
  • POLS 4922-001
    Internship: Honors Nat
  • POLS 6201-001
    Teaching Pol Science I
  • POLS 6922-001
    Internship: Grad Nation

Summer 2020

Spring 2020

Professional Organizations

  • American Political Science Association, Committee on Organized Sections. 08/28/2019 - present. Position : Member.
  • American Political Science Association, Presidential Task Force on Congressional Reform. 03/01/2019 - present. Position : Member.
  • Alan Rosenthal Prize Committee. 01/01/2017 - 06/01/2017. Position : Chair.
  • Legislative Studies Section, American Political Science Association. 09/04/2015 - 09/03/2019. Position : Secretary/Treasurer.
  • Utah Chapter, Scholar Strategy Network. 05/01/2015 - present. Position : Co-Director.
  • Carl Albert Dissertation Award Committee. 01/01/2013 - 06/01/2013. Position : Member.

Courses I Teach

  • POLS 1100 - Introduction to U.S. Government
    An introductory class to U.S. Government
  • POLS 3110 - U.S. Congress
    An overview of the U.S. Congress
  • POLS 3150 - American Presidency
    A political science perspective on the American Executive.
  • POLS 5810 - Research Seminar: Leadership & U.S. Politics
    A research seminar in leadership within an American political context.
  • POLS 5810 - Research Seminar: Political Polarization
    A research seminar on the causes and consequences of political polarization in the U.S.
  • POLS 5960 - Special Topics: Partisanship in Congress
    The causes and consequences of partisanship in the U.S. Congress
  • POLS 6281 - American Political Institutions
    A graduate-level seminar providing a overview of research on American political institutions

Teaching Projects

  • Reinventing the Capital Encounter Program. Project Lead: James Curry. 06/01/2017 - present.