James M Curry portrait
  • Assistant Professor, Political Science Department

Current Courses

Spring 2018

  • HNKLY 4902-001
    Internship: National
  • HNKLY 4914-001
    Wash D.C. Encounter
  • HNKLY 4922-001
    Internship: Honors Nat
  • HNKLY 6922-001
    Internship: Grad Nation
  • POLS 4902-001
    Internship: National
  • POLS 4914-001
    Wash D.C. Encounter
  • POLS 4922-001
    Internship: Honors Nat
  • POLS 6281-001
    Amer Polit Instit
    Location: LS 107 (Life Science Bldg)
  • POLS 6922-001
    Internship: Grad Nation
  • POLS 7970-017
    Thesis Research-PhD
  • POLS 7975-019
    Indep Doctoral Resrch

Fall 2017

Summer 2017

Professional Organizations

  • Alan Rosenthal Prize Committee. 01/01/2017 - 06/01/2017. Position : Chair.
  • Legislative Studies Section, American Political Science Association. 09/04/2015 - present. 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