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About Christopher Shortell

Christopher Shortell is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Political Science Department in the Mark O. Hatfield School of Government at Portland State University. He writes and teaches on the relationship between law and the broader political system, with a particular focus on the interactions between law and society, law and elections, and federalism.  His recent publications include Rights, Remedies, and the Impact of State Sovereign Immunity (SUNY Press) and articles in Political Research Quarterly, Justice System Journal, Publius: The Journal of Federalism, Election Law Journal, University of Pittsburgh Law Review, and Judicature.  He received his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of California, San Diego and previously taught at California State University, Northridge.

Positions

September 2008 - Present Associate Professor, Portland State University Political Science
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2004 - 2008 Assistant Professor, California State University, Northridge ‐ Department of Political Science
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Curriculum Vitae




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Education

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2004 PhD, University of California, San Diego ‐ Political Science
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2002 MA, University of California - San Diego ‐ Political Science
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1997 BA, Loyola Marymount University
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Contact Information

Christopher Shortell
Department of Political Science
Mark O. Hatfield School of Government
Portland State University
P.O. Box 751
Portland, OR 97207-0751

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Articles (4)

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Books (1)

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