Frederick J. Boehmke

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Frederick J. Boehmke
363 SH
Office hours:
M: 9:45-10:45 (818 JB), T: 10:55-11:55am (363 SH) Th: 3:30-4:30pm (363 SH)
and by appointment
Phone number:
(319) 335-2342
Email: Website:

Research Area

American Politics
Political Methodology

Additional Research Areas

Formal Theory
(interest groups, direct democracy, policy diffusion, health politics, and Indian gaming)


PhD, California Institute of Technology, 2000


  • The Indirect Effect of Direct Legislation: How Institutions Shape Interest Group Representation, Ohio State University Press (2005)
  • “Disentangling Diffusion:The Effect of Social Learning and Economic Competition on State Policy Innovation and Expansion.”Political Research Quarterly (with Richard Witmer, 2004)
  • "Selection Bias and Continuous-Time Duration Models: Consequences and a Proposed Solution."The American Journal of Political Science" (with D. Morey and M. Shannon, 2006)