Dante Scala

PROFESSOR
Phone: (603) 862-1519
Office: Political Science, Horton SSC Rm 322, Durham, NH 03824
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Education

  • Ph.D., Political Science, University of Chicago
  • M.A., Political Science, University of Chicago
  • B.A., Philosophy, Villanova University

Research Interests

  • American elections and campaigns
  • Campaign finance
  • Presidential nomination process
  • Voter demography

Courses Taught

  • POLT 402: American Politics & Government
  • POLT 504: American Presidency
  • POLT 505: American Congress
  • POLT 580: Top/NH Presidential Primary
  • POLT 584: Top/The End of Democracy
  • POLT 595: Smart Politics
  • POLT 602: Washington Center Internship
  • POLT 797: Sem/US Presidential Elections
  • PPOL 906: Fundamentals Policy Analysis

Selected Publications

Scala, D. J. (2018). New Hampshire. In Presidential Swing States. Rowman & Littlefield.

Scala, D. J. (2018). Swinging in Place: New Hampshire’s Presidential Elections, 1992-2016. The New England Journal of Political Science, X(1).

Scala, D. J. (2018). The Fuzzy Frontrunner. In Handbook on Primary Elections. Routledge.

Scala, D. J. (2018). THE FUZZY FRONTRUNNER Donald Trump and the Role of Ideology in Presidential Nomination Politics. In ROUTLEDGE HANDBOOK OF PRIMARY ELECTIONS (pp. 290-306). Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

Scala, D. J., & Johnson, K. M. (2017). Political Polarization along the Rural-Urban Continuum? The Geography of the Presidential Vote, 2000–2016. The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 672(1), 162-184. doi:10.1177/0002716217712696

Scala, D. J., & Johnson, K. M. (2016). Red Rural, Blue Rural: The Geography of Presidential Voting in Rural America. The Geography Teacher, 13(3), 118-123. doi:10.1080/19338341.2016.1200339

Scala, D. J., Johnson, K. M., & Rogers, L. T. (2015). Red rural, blue rural? Presidential voting patterns in a changing rural America. Political Geography, 48, 108-118. doi:10.1016/j.polgeo.2015.02.003

Scala, D. J. (2008). No Country for Old Men?. Society, 45(5), 410-411. doi:10.1007/s12115-008-9132-2

Scala, D. J. (2003). Re-reading the Tea Leaves: New Hampshire as a Barometer of Presidential Primary Success. Political Science and Politics, 36(02), 187-192. doi:10.1017/s1049096503002051

Scala, D. J. (2003). Stormy Weather. Palgrave Macmillan US. doi:10.1057/9781403976765

Most Cited Publications