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2800 University Blvd N
Jacksonville, FL 32211

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  • Ph.D., Northern Illinois University
  • M.A., Central Michigan University
  • B.A., Michigan State University

Fields Of Study

  • State Election Law
  • Voter Turnout/Political Behavior
  • Political Parties
  • The Presidency
  • Youth Civic Behavior
  • U.S. Congress

Courses Taught

  • Research Methods and Statistics
  • Comparative Political Systems (POL 302)
  • International Politics (POL 208)
  • Elections
  • Political Psychology
  • The Presidency (POL 375)
  • U.S. Congress (POL 375)

Selected Publications, Awards, and Service

  • https://sites.google.com/view/michaeljpomante/home
  • Pomante II, Michael with Scot Schraufnagel. 2020. Historical Dictionary of the United Sttes Congress 2nd Edition. Lanham, MD: Roman-Littlefield
  • Quan Li, Michael J. Pomante II, and Scot Schraufnagel, 2018.  "The Cost of Voting in the American States." Election Law Journal: Rules, Politics, and Policy.
  • Pomante II, Michael J. 2017. "An Examination of Presidential Candidates and how they Mobilize Youth." Open Journal of Political Science 7: 473-487.
  • Pomante II, Michael J. and Scot Schraufnagel. 2015. "Candidate Age and Youth Voter Turnout." American Politics Research 43(3): 479-503.
  • Pomante II, Michael J. and Scot Schraufnagel. 2018. Historical Dictionary of the Barack Obama Administration 2nd Edition. Lanham, MD: Roman-Littlefield
  • Pomante II, Michael J. and Scot Schraufnagel. 2017. "The Price of Corruption in Congress." In Corruption Discretion and Accountability, eds. Nancy Lind and Cara Rabe-Hemp. Bingley, UK: Emerald Insight Publishing
  • Outstanding Graduate Instructor Award 2016. - Department of Political Science, Northern Illinois University