Faculty Profile

Philip Paolino

Title
Associate Professor
Department
Political Science
College
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

    

Education

PhD, Duke University, 1995.
Major: political science
MA, Duke University, 1991.
Major: political science
BA, Washington University, 1988.
Major: political science

Current Scheduled Teaching*

PSCI 6321.001, Multiple Regression, Spring 2023
PSCI 3300.001, Political Science Research Methods, Spring 2023
PSCI 6341.001, Maximum Likelihood Estimation, Fall 2022 Syllabus
PSCI 4120.001, Public Opinion and Participation, Fall 2022 Syllabus

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

PSCI 6321.001, Multiple Regression, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 3170.001, Presidential Elections, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 6341.001, Maximum Likelihood Estimation, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 4120.001, Public Opinion and Participation, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 3300.003, Political Science Research Methods, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 3300.004, Political Science Research Methods, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 3300.005, Political Science Research Methods, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 4120.001, Public Opinion and Participation, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 4120.002, Public Opinion and Participation, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 6900.716, Special Problems, Spring 2021
PSCI 3300.003, Political Science Research Methods, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 3300.006, Political Science Research Methods, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 3300.007, Political Science Research Methods, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 3100.002, Topics in American Government, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 3100.003, Topics in American Government, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 6930.714, Individual Research, Spring 2020
PSCI 2300.003, Introduction to Political Research, Spring 2020 Syllabus
PSCI 6170.001, Mass Political Behavior, Spring 2020 Syllabus
PSCI 5340.001, Seminar in Political Science Scope and Methods, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 3100.002, Topics in American Government, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 5170.001, Mass Political Behavior, Spring 2019 SPOT
PSCI 4120.001, Public Opinion and Participation, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 5340.001, Seminar in Political Science Scope and Methods, Fall 2018 SPOT
PSCI 5340.600, Seminar in Political Science Scope and Methods, Fall 2018 SPOT
PSCI 2305.001, US Political Behavior and Policy, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 2316.001, Honors US and Texas Constitutions and Institutions, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 3100.003, Topics in American Government, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 5340.001, Seminar in Political Science Scope and Methods, Fall 2017 SPOT
PSCI 5340.600, Seminar in Political Science Scope and Methods, Fall 2017 SPOT
PSCI 2305.001, US Political Behavior and Policy, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 1041.001, Honors American Government, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 4120.001, Public Opinion and Participation, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 2300.002, Introduction to Political Research, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 3100.001, Topics in American Government, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 1050.001, American Government: Process and Policies, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 2300.002, Introduction to Political Research, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 1041.002, Honors American Government, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 4120.001, Public Opinion and Participation, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 6900.724, Special Problems, Fall 2015
PSCI 2300.001, Introduction to Political Research, Spring 2015 Syllabus
PSCI 4120.001, Public Opinion and Participation, Spring 2015 Syllabus
PSCI 1041.002, Honors American Government, Fall 2014 Syllabus
PSCI 6900.724, Special Problems, Fall 2014
PSCI 6900.717, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2014
PSCI 1050.007, American Government: Process and Policies, Spring 2014 Syllabus
PSCI 1041.002, Honors American Government, Spring 2014 Syllabus
PSCI 1050.007, American Government: Process and Policies, Fall 2013 Syllabus
PSCI 2300.002, Introduction to Political Research, Fall 2013 Syllabus
PSCI 5900.724, Special Problems, Fall 2013
PSCI 1051.002, Honors American Government, Spring 2013 Syllabus
PSCI 6000.001, Research Seminar, Spring 2013
PSCI 1050.006, American Government: Process and Policies, Spring 2012 Syllabus
PSCI 6000.002, Research Seminar, Spring 2012
PSCI 2300.002, Introduction to Political Research, Fall 2011 Syllabus
PSCI 3100.002, Topics in American Government, Fall 2011 Syllabus
PSCI 6900.717, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2011
PSCI 6000.001, Research Seminar, Spring 2011
PSCI 2300.002, Introduction to Political Research, Fall 2010 Syllabus
PSCI 3100.003, Topics in American Government, Fall 2010 Syllabus
PSCI 6000.001, Research Seminar, Spring 2010
PSCI 6900.716, Special Problems, Spring 2010
PSCI 1050.001, American Government: Process and Policies, Fall 2009
PSCI 2300.001, Introduction to Political Research, Fall 2009
PSCI 6000.001, Research Seminar, Spring 2009
PSCI 1050.005, American Government: Process and Policies, Fall 2008
PSCI 6900.726, Special Problems, Fall 2008
PSCI 3100.004, Topics in American Government, Fall 2008
PSCI 1050.002, American Government: Process and Policies, Spring 2006
PSCI 5050.002, Seminar in American Government and Politics, Spring 2006
PSCI 5020.001, Proseminar in American Government and Politics, Fall 2005
PSCI 4120.001, Public Opinion and Participation, Fall 2005
PSCI 6900.726, Special Problems, Fall 2005
PSCI 1050.002, American Government: Process and Policies, Spring 2005
PSCI 4120.001, Public Opinion and Participation, Spring 2005
PSCI 6900.706, Special Problems, Spring 2005
PSCI 5020.001, Proseminar in American Government and Politics, Fall 2004
PSCI 3100.001, Topics in American Government, Fall 2004

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book
Paolino, P. O. (2008). Democratization in Taiwan: Challenges in Transformation..
Book Chapter
Paolino, P. O. (2008). "Semi-presidentialism and Voters' Views of Divided Government in Taiwan." 2008. In Democratization in Taiwan: Challenges in Transformation, Philip Paolino and James Meernik, ed..
Book Review
Paolino, P. O. (2004). Review of R. Michael Alvarez and John Brehm, Hard Choices, Easy Answers..
Paolino, P. O. (2004). Review of William G. Mayer, ed. The Making of the Presidential Candidates 2004..
Paolino, P. O. (2003). Review of John S. Green and Paul R. Herrnson, Multiparty Politics in America..
Journal Article
Paolino, P., Chen, Y., Mason, T. D. (2021). Who Protests and Why: Hierarchical Government Trust and Protest Participation in China. Journal of East Asian Studies. 21, 499-513.
Paolino, P. (2021). Predicted Probabilities and Inference with Multinomial Logit. Political Analysis. 29(3), 416-421.
Lacy, D., Niou, E., Paolino, P. O., Rein, R. (2019). Measuring Preferences for Divided Government: Some Americans Want Divided Government and Vote to Create It. Political Behavior. 41(1), 79-103.
Paolino, P. O. (2017). Surprising Events and Surprising Opinions: The Importance of Attitude Strength and Source Credibility. Journal of Conflict Resolution. 61(8), 1795-1815.
Carey, T. E., Matsubayashi, T., Martinez-Ebers, V. J., Paolino, P. O. (2016). ¿Eres Amigo o Enemigo? Contextual Determinants of Latinos’ Perceived Competition with African-Americans. Urban Affairs Review. 52(2), 155-181.
Calfano, B., Paolino, P. O. (2010). An Alan Keyes Effect? Examining Anti-Black Sentiment Among White Evangelicals. Political Behavior. 32(1), 133-156.
Paolino, P. O. (2010). Testing Proximity Versus Directional Voting Using Experiments. 29(460-471), .
Paolino, P. O. (2009). "The PRI's Position in Mexican Politics". Politica y Gobierno. 16(2), 321-348.
Paolino, P. O. (2005). "Voter Behavior in Democratizing Nations: Reconsidering the Two-Step Model.". Political Research Quarterly. 58(1), 107-117.
Paolino, P. O. (2005). Democratization, Divided Government, and the 2001 Taiwanese Legislative Yuan Elections.. Journal of Asian and African Studies. 40(1/2), 125-147.
Paolino, P. O. (2003). "Can the Internet Help Outsider Candidates Win the Presidential Nomination,".
Paolino, P. O. (2003). "The Rise of the Opposition Party in Taiwan: Explaining Chen Shui-bian's Victory in the 2000 Presidential Election,".
Paolino, P. O. (2001). "Challenges to the American Two-Party System: Evidence from the 1968, 1980, 1992, and 1996 Presidential Elections,".
Paolino, P. O. (2001). "Lifting the Hood on the Straight-Talk Express: Examining the McCain Phenomenon,".
Paolino, P. O. (2001). "Maximum Likelihood Estimation of Models with Beta-Distributed Dependent Variables.".
Paolino, P. O. (1998). "Downsian Voting and the Separation of Powers,".
Paolino, P. O. (1997). "Strategic Voting in the 1994 Taipei City Mayoral Election,".
Paolino, P. O. (1995). "Group-Salient Issues and Group Representation: Support for Women Candidates in the 1992 Senate Elections.".
Paolino, P. O. (1995). "Problems Confronting Third-Party and Independent Candidates in the American Political System: Wallace, Anderson, and Perot in Comparative Perspective,".
Paolino, P. O. (1992). "'Sophisticated' Voting in the 1988 Presidential Primaries,".
,
Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

out of 5

out of 7
%
of
students responded
  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
CLOSE