Ken Kollman

Research Faculty


Director (2015-) and Research Professor, Center for Political Studies
Professor, Department of Political Science
Frederick G.L. Huetwell Professor


Ph.D. 1993 Northwestern University (Political Science)


Ken Kollman’s Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Institute for Social Research (ISR), University of Michigan
Room 4202, 426 Thompson Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104–2321, United States

Phone: 734–763–1348
Fax: 734–764–3341

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Ken Kollman’s research focuses on political parties and organizations, elections, lobbying, federal systems, formal modeling, complexity theory, American politics, and comparative politics.

Selected publications. Please also see Ken Kollman’s Curriculum Vitae (CV)...

Perils of Centralization: Lessons from Church, State, and Corporation. 2013. New York: Cambridge University Press

Jackson, J.E. and K. Kollman, Connecting Micro and Macro Partisanship. Political Analysis, 2011 19(4). Forthcoming.

The Potential Value of Computational Models in Social Science Research. in Harold Kincaid, ed. Oxford Handbook in Philosophy in the Social Sciences, 2011. New York: Oxford University Press.

Norton, W.W., The American Political System, 2011. New York.

Jackson, J.E. and K. Kollman, A Formulation of Path Dependence with an Empirical Example. Quarterly journal of political science, 2010. 5(3): p. 257.

Chhibber, P. and K. Kollman, The Formation of National Party Systems: Federalism and Party Competition in Canada, Great Britain, India and the United States. 2004, Princeton: Princeton University Press.