Logan Strother

Logan Strother

Assistant Professor // Political Science

Office and Contact

Room: BRNG 2246

Email: lstrothe@purdue.edu

Phone: 765-496-6775

Ph.D. Syracuse University, 2017
M.A. Southern Illinois University, 2012
B.A. Missouri University of Science & Technology, 2010

Current CV 




American Politics
Public Policy


Research Summary

Professor Strother's research focuses on American politics, especially judicial politics and public policy. He is particularly interested in how political institutions, the mass public, and political context interact to produce changes in public policy. His work has covered a range of topics including eminent domain, flood mitigation policy, free speech, and policing.


Selected Publications

Glennon, Colin, and Logan Strother. 2019. “The Maintenance of Institutional Legitimacy in Supreme Court Justices’ Public Rhetoric.” Journal of Law and Courts 7 (2): 241-261. doi: 10.1086/703065

Menifield, Charles, Geiguen Shin, and Logan Strother. 2019. "Do White Law Enforcement Officers Target Minority Suspects?" Public Administration Review 79 (1): 56-68. doi: 10.1111/puar.12956

Strother, Logan. 2019. “Case Salience and the Influence of External Constraints on the Supreme Court.” Journal of Law and Courts 7 (1): 129-147. doi: 10.1086/701274

Neal Tate Award, 2019 Southern Political Science Association Best Paper on Judicial Politics.

Strother, Logan. 2018. "The National Flood Insurance Program: A Case Study in Policy Failure, Reform, and Retrenchment." Policy Studies Journal 46 (2): 452-480. doi: 10.1111/psj.12189

Strother, Logan. 2017. "How Expected Political and Legal Impact Drive Media Coverage of Supreme Court Cases." Political Communication 34 (4): 571-589. doi: 10.1080/10584609.2017.1306817

Strother, Logan. 2016. "Beyond Kelo: An Experimental Study of Public Opposition to Eminent Domain." Journal of Law and Courts 4 (2): 339-375. doi: 10.1086/687322



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