Alperin, Davida

Davida Alperin

member of graduate faculty

Start Year: 1991

Political Science
Office: 355b Kleinpell Fine Arts
Phone: 715-425-3318



Ph.D. - University of Minnesota (1993)
M.A. - University of Minnesota
B.A. - Grinnell College

Areas of Specialization

  • American Politics
  • Political Participation
  • Women and Politics

Courses Taught

  • POLS 114 National, State & Local Government
  • POLS 212 The Politics of Equality & Inequality in the US
  • POLS 311 American Political Parties & Elections
  • POLS 314 Women & Politics
  • POLS 321 Political Participation
  • POLS 326 American Presidency
  • POLS 327 Congressional Politics
  • POLS 389 Special Topics in Political Psychology

Dr. Davida Alperin specializes in American politics and political participation. She was promoted from Associate to Full Professor in 2007. In addition to her teaching responsibilities, she coordinates the department's internship program, serves on the Women's Studies Committee, and conducts research on issues of teaching and learning.