Skip to main content

About Lesley Lavery

Professor Lavery’s interests include American politics, political behavior, civic engagement and public policy. Her scholarship focuses specifically on the ways in which policy may influence political engagement and participation. Using No Child Left Behind as a lens, she recently examined parents’ views on schools, education policy and government, adding to a growing body research that suggest that public policies shape citizens beliefs about their place in and value to society. Her recent work appears in Politics and Policy, Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, and the Economics of Education Review.
EDUCATION: B.A. Willamette University;
PhD University of Wisconsin-Madison
Lavery has been teaching at Macalester since 2012.


Present Assistant Professor - Political Science, Macalester College

Enter a valid date range.

Enter a valid date range.

Contact Information

Carnegie Hall, 203c
Telephone: 651-696-6321


Articles (13)