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Michael C. Munger, Professor of Political Science and Economics and Director of Philosophy, Politics and Economics Program
Office Location: 330 Perkins Library
Office Phone: +1 919 660 4300, +1 919 660 4301
Duke Box: 90204
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Web Page: http://www.duke.edu/~munger/
Areas of Expertise
- American Government and Politics, Congressional Decision-making and Reform
PhD, Washington University, 1984
MA, Washington University, 1982
BA, Davidson College, 1980
Research Categories: American Politics and Methods
Ideology of racism in the antebellum south, An investigation of spatial location games using human subjects
Research Description: Research: Election strategies; campaign finance; methods and American institutions
Teaching (Fall 2014):
- Polsci 145.01, Intro to political economy
- White 107, MW 10:05 AM-11:20 AM
- Polsci 180fs.01, Nature of freedom
- Carr 241, MW 01:25 PM-02:40 PM
- M.C. Munger. "Endless Forms Most Beatiful and Most Wonderful"--Special Issue of Public Choice--To Honor the Nobel Prize of Elinor Ostrom.
Edited by Michael Munger,. Springer-Verlag Publishers, 2010. 110 pp.
- M. Munger. Policy Analysis. W.W. Norton and Co., Inc., 2000.
- M. Munger with Melvin J. Hinich. Analytical Politics. Cambridge University Press, April, 1997. 253 pp. (published in both hardback and paperback editions. This book was reprinted, in a new Japanese language edition, by Keiso Shobo Publishers, in 1998) (This book was reprinted in a new Spanish edition in 2005) This book was reprinted in a new Chinese edition, and a new Korean edition, in 2010).)
- M. Munger with Melvin J. Hinich. Ideology and the Theory of Political Choice. University of Michigan Press, 1994. 267 pp. (paperback edition published September 1996.)
- M.C. Munger. "Political Science and Public Choice." Elgar Companion to Public Choice II.
Ed. Michael Reksulak Edward Elgar Publishers, March, 2013: 81-106.
- J. Aldrich, M.C. Munger, and J. Reifler. "Institutions, Information, and Faction: An Experimental Test of Riker’s Federalism Thesis for Political Parties." Public Choice (2013).
- J. Aldrich, J. Reifler, and M. Munger. "Sophisticated and myopic? Citizen preferences for Electoral College reform.." Public Choice (2013).
- M.C. Munger. "“Coercion, the State, and the Obligations of Citizenship”." Public Choice 152 (2012): 415-421.
- M.C. Munger. "Euvoluntary or Not, Exchange is Just." Social Philosophy and Policy Summer 28.2 (Summer, 2011).
- M.C. Munger. "Basic Income’ is Not an Obligation, But It Might Be a Legitimate Choice." Basic Income Studies 6.2 (2011): 1-13.
Current Ph.D. Students