Professor and Interim Chair, Department of Political Science
Dr. Costas Panagopoulos is professor of political science and interim chair in the Department of Political Science in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities at Northeastern University, where he was previously director of big data and quantitative initiatives. A leading expert on campaigns and elections, voting behavior, political psychology, campaign finance, and experimental research, Dr. Panagopoulos has been part of the Decision Desk team at NBC News since the 2006 election cycle. He is also editor of American Politics Research, a peer-reviewed journal published by Sage.
Panagopoulos came to Northeastern from Fordham University where he was a professor in the political science department, director and founder of the Center for Electoral Politics and Democracy and the graduate program in elections and campaign management, and an adjunct professor of quantitative methods at Columbia University. In 2015-2016, Dr. Panagopoulos was visiting professor of political science and resident fellow at the Institution for Social and Policy Studies at Yale University. He was selected by the American Political Science Association as a Congressional Fellow during 2004-2005, and he served in the office of Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY).... Read more about
In a matter of months, federal elections in the United States will enter full-swing. I recently asked Costas Panagopoulos, a professor at Fordham University and an expert on political campaigns, a few questions about the important elections recently conducted in the United States and what we might learn from those recent campaigns.
Recently there have been three important elections in the United States with potential national implications: the special election for New Jersey’s US Senate seat, and gubernatorial elections in New Jersey and Virginia. What are the lessons that can be learned from these three important elections?... Read more about Reading the tea leaves: a Q&A with Costas Panagopoulos
apr_journalCongratulations to Sarah Oliver and Meredith Conroy for winning the Hahn-Sigelman Prize for best article published in APR in 2018! Thanks to Kelly Rader, Kate Krimmel and Joel Sievert for serving on the selection committee! t.co/MaPn772SDE