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Joseph Anthony

PhD Candidate in Political Science, University of Missouri, St. Louis
Chapter Member: Confluence SSN
Areas of Expertise:
  • Government Agencies
  • Voting
  • LGBT

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About Joseph

Anthony's work focuses on elections administration and voting rights, social movements, and political parties; his current research project examines the relationship between local parties and electoral outcomes in rural Missouri. He worked in politics for 15 years before beginning work toward his PhD in 2014. Joseph was the founder and co-chair of the Help Missouri Vote Coalition (2003-2006), and he has served as an expert witness to the Elections Assistance Commission. He has served on the National Board of Directors of the American Civil Liberties Union (2006-2012), The National Council on Independent Living, and the U.S. Attorney’s Hate Crimes Task Force in St. Louis. He is a PhD student in Political Science at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, and he is working toward his dissertation.

Contributions

The Importance of Updating the Help America Vote Act

Publications

"Social Group Polarization from the 1980s to 2012," (with David C. Kimball), American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, September 2016.
"Effects of Online Voter Registration," (with David C. Kimball), Midwest Political Science Association Annual Meeting, April 2016.
"Ranked Choice Voting: A Different Way of Casting and Counting Votes," (with David C. Kimball), American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, September 2016.
"Changing Feelings Toward Gays and Lesbians 1984-2012," Southern Political Science Association Annual Meeting, January 2016.