Divisional Dean, Social and Behavioral Science; Professor, Department of Political Science
- Ph.D., University of Texas, 1993
- Research Interests: Professor Box-Steffensmeier is interested in the interdisciplinary interaction that IPR brings together on the topic of methodology. Substantively, she is interested in issues of child well-being and legislative action in that arena.
- Current Research: working on a Monte Carlo project to evaluate the treatment of heterogeneity in event history models, which is partially funded by the National Science Foundation. Other funded research includes projects on the dynamics of the gender gap and the timing of PAC contributions. She has been a recipient of the Gosnell Award for the best work in political methodology twice and the Emerging Scholar Award of the Elections, Public Opinion, and Voting Behavior Section of the American Political Science Association