Mary Fran T. Malone

Mary Fran Malone

Phone: (603) 862-1406
Office: Political Science, Horton Social Science Center, Durham, NH 03824

Courses Taught

  • POLT 403: United States in World Affairs
  • POLT 544: Of Dictators & Democrats
  • POLT 548: Drug Wars
  • POLT 554: Rev. & Protest Latin America
  • POLT 565: US Policy in Latin America
  • POLT 696: Independent Study
  • POLT 750/850: Politics of Poverty
  • POLT 796: Advanced Study
  • POLT 797C: Seminar/Comparative Politics
  • POLT 797C/897C: Sem/Crime &Migratn Latn Amer
  • POLT 897C: Seminar/Comparative Politics


  • Ph.D., Political Sci.&Government Rel., University of Pittsburgh
  • Ph.D., Political Science, University of Pittsburgh
  • M.A., Political Sci.&Government Rel., University of Pittsburgh
  • B.A., Spanish, Saint Joseph's University
  • B.A., Internationl Relations&Affairs, Saint Joseph's University

Research Interests

  • Crime
  • Democracy
  • Immigration
  • Latin America
  • Legitimacy of police
  • Political behavior
  • Public opinion
  • Rule of law

Selected Publications

  • AZPURU, D., CARTER, E., & MALONE, M. F. (2022). Public Opinion on the Role of Government and Market in Latin America. AMERICA LATINA HOY-REVISTA DE CIENCIAS SOCIALES, 90, 41-58. doi:10.14201/alh.26127

  • Griffith, J., Malone, M. F. T., & Shea, C. M. (2022). From bystander to ally among faculty colleagues: construction and validation of the bystander intervention behavior scale. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal, 41(2), 273-293. doi:10.1108/edi-02-2021-0050

  • Shea, C. M., Malone, M. F. T., Griffith, J. A., Staneva, V., Graham, K. J., & Banyard, V. (2021). Please Feel Free to Intervene: A Longitudinal Analysis of the Consequences of Bystander Behavioral Expectations. JOURNAL OF DIVERSITY IN HIGHER EDUCATION. doi:10.1037/dhe0000348

  • Malone, M. F. T., & Dammert, L. (2020). The police and the public: policing practices and public trust in Latin America. Policing & Society, 1-16. doi:10.1080/10439463.2020.1744600

  • Azpuru, D., & Malone, M. F. T. (2019). Parenting Attitudes and Public Support for Political Authoritarianism in Latin America. International Journal of Public Opinion Research, 31(3), 570-587. doi:10.1093/ijpor/edy017

  • Hiskey, J. T., Cordova, A., Malone, M. F., & Orces, D. M. (2018). Leaving the Devil You Know: Crime Victimization, US Deterrence Policy, and the Emigration Decision in Central America. LATIN AMERICAN RESEARCH REVIEW, 53(3), 429-447. doi:10.25222/larr.147

  • Malone, M. F. T. (2010). The Verdict is in: The Impact of Crime on Public Trust in Central American Justice Systems. Journal of Politics in Latin America, 2(3), 99-128. doi:10.1177/1866802x1000200304

  • Dammert, L., & Malone, M. F. T. (2006). Does It Take a Village? Policing Strategies and Fear of Crime in Latin America. Latin American Politics and Society, 48(4), 27-51. doi:10.1353/lap.2006.0043

  • Baviskar, S., & Malone, M. F. (2004). What Democracy Means to Citizens – and Why It Matters. Revista Europea de Estudios Latinoamericanos y del Caribe, 0(76), 3. doi:10.18352/erlacs.9682

  • Dammert, L., & Malone, M. F. T. (2003). Fear of Crime or Fear of Life? Public Insecurities in Chile. Bulletin of Latin American Research, 22(1), 79-101. doi:10.1111/1470-9856.00065

  • Most Cited Publications