James A. McCann
// Political Science
// Latin American Studies // SIS
Co-Coordinator, Advanced Methods at Purdue
Office and Contact
Room: BRNG 2216G
Phone: (765) 494-0738
Ph.D. University of Colorado, Boulder
M.A. University of Colorado, Boulder
B.A. Illinois State University
Politics of Groups and Identities
Co-Coordinator, Advanced Methods at Purdue: The Behavioral, Health, and Social Sciences (AMAP)
Affiliated Faculty, Latin American and Latino Studies
Public opinion and political psychology; campaigns and elections; political parties; immigrant incorporation; survey design and methodology.
Awards and Appointments
Faculty Mentor Champion Award, Horizons Student Support Services, 2017.
Pi Sigma Alpha (Delta Omega Chapter) Professor of the Year, 2016-2017.
Visiting Scholar, Russell Sage Foundation, New York, NY, September 2014 - January 2015; September 2010 - January 2011.
Guest Scholar, Governance Studies Program, Brookings Institution, Washington D.C., 2002 - 2003.
McCann, James A., Cristina Escobar, and Renelinda Arana. 2019. "Mexicans and Colombians at Home and Abroad: A Comparative Study of Political Engagement." Latin American Research Review 54 (1): 16–34. doi: 10.25222/larr.191
McCann, James A. and Michael Jones-Correa (Journal co-editors). 2016. “Immigrants Inside Politics/Outside Citizenship." Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences 2 (3).
McCann, James A. and Katsuo Nishikawa Chávez. 2016. "Partisanship by Invitation: Immigrants Respond to Political Campaigns.” Journal of Politics 78 (4). doi: 10.1086/686688
McCann, James A. and Jorge I. Domínguez. 1996. Democratizing Mexico: Public Opinion and Electoral Choices. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.