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Associate Professor of Political Science
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2162 SSB (Social Sciences Building)
4901 Evergreen Rd
Dearborn, MI 48128

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Biography and Education


PhD Institution: Political Science, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 1998

Teaching and Research

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Selected Publications

Julio Borquez and Donna Wasserman (2006). “Patterns of Press Coverage of Mayoral Campaigns: Comparing Detroit and Los Angeles.” Social Science Journal 43:375-391.

Julio Borquez (2005) “Partisan Appraisals of Party Defectors: Looking Back at the Reagan Democrats.”  The American Review of Politics 26:323-346.

Julio Borquez (2005) “The Reagan Democrat Phenomenon: How Wise was the Conventional Wisdom?”  Politics and Policy 33:672-705.

Julio Borquez and Donna Wasserman (2004) “Press Coverage of the Lynn Rivers - John Dingell Congressional Primary: Patterns of Incumbent Advantage in an Incumbent-versus-Incumbent Contest.”  Harvard International Journal of Press/Politics 9:60-74.

Encyclopedia Entries:

Julio Borquez (2010) Entries for the International Encyclopedia of Political Science, CQ Press: • regression with categorical variables • panel studies • causation and correlation •

Julio Borquez (2006) Entries appearing in the Encyclopedia of American Political Parties and Elections, edited by Larry Sabato and Howard Ernst. New York: Facts on File. • presidential election of 1984 • presidential election of 1988 • Reagan Democrats • dealignment • split-ticket voting • National Election Study • Reagan “bear” advertisement • urban/suburban voting trends 


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