Colin Emrich

Colin Emrich

Colin Emrich

Monroe 409


Areas of Expertise

Legislative politics

Major- American Politics

Minor- Research Methods

Colin Emrich is a Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation Post-Graduate Fellow, having received his Ph.D. in Political Science in May 2021. His research focuses on the forces that shape politics and policymaking in American legislatures. This work has been published, or is forthcoming, at State Politics & Policy Quarterly, The Journal of Legislative Studies, and State and Local Government Review. 



B.A. in political science from Temple University


  • Emrich, Colin. (2020). “The Electoral Effects of Closing Military Bases.” The Journal of Legislative Studies. 1-28. DOI:10.1080/13572334.2020.1835006
  • “The Impact of Nonpartisan Fiscal Institutions on Budgetary Delay.”
    Forthcoming at State and Local Government Review.
  • “The Politics of Bicameral Agreement: Why and When do State Lawmakers go to Conference?” Accepted at State Politics & Policy Quarterly.