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Faculty and Staff Profile

K. Amber Curtis

Assistant Professor


Office: 230-C Brackett Hall
Phone: 864-656-0213
Email: ACURTI2@clemson.edu
Vita: http://people.clemson.edu/~acurti2/CV.pdf
Personal Website: http://people.clemson.edu/~acurti2
 

 Educational Background

Ph.D. Political Science
University of Colorado Boulder 2013

M.A. Political Science
University of Colorado Boulder 2009

B.A. International Affairs & Political Science
University of Colorado Boulder 2005

 Courses Taught

POSC 1040 Introduction to Comparative Politics
POSC 1990 Introduction to Political Science
POSC 3710 European Politics
POSC 3750 European Integration
POSC 4890 International Law
POSC 4990 Professional Development in Political Science

 Research Interests

My primary research focuses on political psychology and comparative context surrounding the causes and consequences of collective identities, with a specialization in European Union politics. I am particularly interested in the extent to which personality affects individuals' national versus European identity. Additional interests include immigration attitudes, economic voting, and political disagreement.

 Research Publications

Curtis, K. Amber. Forthcoming. "Inclusive versus Exclusive: A Cross-National Comparison of the Effects of Subnational, National, and Supranational Identity." European Union Politics.

Curtis, K. Amber. 2014. "In Times of Crisis: The Conditions of Pocketbook Effects." International Interactions. 40(3): 402-430.

Curtis, K. Amber, Joseph Jupille, and David Leblang. 2014. “Iceland on the Rocks: The Mass Political Economy of Sovereign Debt Resettlement.” International Organization. 68(3): 721-740.

Fitzgerald, Jennifer, and K. Amber Curtis. 2012. “Partisan Discord in the Family and Political Engagement: A Comparative Behavioral Analysis.” The Journal of Politics 74(1): 129-141.

Fitzgerald, Jennifer, K. Amber Curtis, and Catherine L. Corliss. 2012. “Anxious Publics: Worries about Crime and Immigration.” Comparative Political Studies 45(4): 477-506.

Curtis, K. Amber, and Joseph Jupille. 2010. “The European Union.” In The Encyclopedia of Political Science, eds. George Thomas Kurian, James E. Alt, Simone Chambers, Geoffrey Garrett, Margaret Levi, and Paula D. McClain. Washington, D.C.: CQ Press.

 Links

Anxious Publics: Worries about Crime and Immigration
Partisan Discord in the Family and Political Engagement: A Comparative Behavioral Analysis
Iceland on the Rocks: The Mass Political Economy of Sovereign Debt Resettlement
In Times of Crisis: The Conditions of Pocketbook Effects
Inclusive versus Exclusive: A Cross-National Comparison of the Effects of Subnational, National, and Supranational Identity