Director Polling Institute and Professor of Political Sciences
Ph.D., political science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.S., journalism, Columbia University
B.A., political science, University of Notre Dame
Tim Vercellotti joined the Department of History and Political Science in Fall 2008 and directs the Polling Institute at Western New England University. He previously directed survey research centers at Rutgers University and Elon University. His research interests include youth political efficacy, the role of emotions in forming policy attitudes, and election administration. Prior to earning his doctorate, Vercellotti covered state and local government and politics as a daily newspaper reporter in Pennsylvania and North Carolina.
First Year Seminar
Honors Seminar on Politics and Propaganda
Media and Politics
Black and Latino Politics in the U.S.
Senior Seminar in Political Science
British Media and Politics (taught in the University's London Summer Program)
National Identity in the U.K. (taught in the University's London Summer Program)