Dr. Maruice Mangum

Interim Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Ph.D., Louisiana State University
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Departments: Political Science

Areas of Specialization:
African American Politics, Political Participation, Politics, Public Opinion, Religion

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Maruice Mangum is the Interim Associate Dean for Academic Affairs (since 2011) and Professor of Political Science in the Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs at Texas Southern University (TSU) in Houston, Texas. He is also Co-Editor of the Ralph Bunche Journal of Public Affairs.

A leading scholar in the field of African-American politics, race and politics, and public opinion, he is the author of several articles focusing on the political attitudes and political participation of African Americans. He has published in Party Politics, Political Research Quarterly, Social Science Quarterly, Politics and Religion, Policy Studies Journal, Polity, Journal of Race and Policy, Journal of Black Studies, American Review of Politics, National Political Science Review, Journal of Public Management and Social Policy, the Journal of Social Science, the Journal of Political Science, and the International Social Science Review. Additionally, he has published several chapters in edited volumes.

Dr. Mangum’s research generally focuses on American public opinion.  Specifically, he studies American public opinion on the death penalty, affirmative action, and immigration. 

In 2011, he won the Distinguished Teaching Award at Texas Southern University.  In 2007, the National Conference of Black Political Scientists selected him as the recipient of the Anna J. Cooper Teaching Award for Excellence in Teaching.