Ray Block, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Political Science/Public Administration (2010)
|423B Wimberly Hall
1725 State Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
- Ph.D.: The Ohio State University
- M.A.: The Ohio State University
- B.A.: Howard University
Areas of Interest:
- Subfields: American Politics
- Specializations: Campaigns and Elections; Political Parties and Ideologies; Race, Ethnicity, and Gender Politics; American Presidency; and the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL)
- POL 101 American National Government
- POL 301 American Presidency
- POL 302 Legislative Process
- POL 305 Political Parties
- POL 361 Research Methods in Politics and Government
- POL 365 Political Behavior
- Block Jr., Ray, and David A. Siegel. 2011. "Identity, Bargaining and Third-Party Mediation." International Theory 3 (November): 416-449.
- Block Jr., Ray. 2011. "Backing Barack Because He's Black: Racially-Motivated Voting in the 2008 Presidential Election." Social Science Quarterly 92(June): 423-446.
- Block Jr., Ray. 2011. "What about Disillusionment? Exploring the Determinants of Black Nationalism." Political Behavior 33 (March): 27-51.
- Block Jr., Ray and Chinonye Onwunli. 2010. "Managing Monikers: The Role of Name Presentation in the 2008 Presidential Election." Presidential Studies Quarterly 40 (September): 464-481.
- Block Jr., Ray. 2010. "Some Like it Hot: Toward A Political Climate Explanation of Racial Differences in Political Interest." In African-American Political Psychology: Identity, Opinion, and Action in the Post-Civil Rights Era, eds. Tasha Philpot and Ismail K. White. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.
- Adviser, Pi Sigma Alpha
- Research Mentor, Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program