Professor Christopher Carman

  • Professor (School of Social & Political Sciences Administration)

telephone: 0141 330 5353
email: Christopher.Carman@glasgow.ac.uk

Biography

Christopher J. Carman (Ph.D., 2000, University of Houston) is the Stevenson Professor of Citizenship at the University of Glasgow. He has previously taught at the Universities of Strathclyde and Pittsburgh. He research focuses on political representation and its alternatives (e.g., public petitions systems), elections and electoral processes, public opinion and pulic (environmental) policy. He has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals as well as co-authored several books examining politics, elections and representation in the United States, Scotland and the wider United Kingdom. At the University of Glasgow Professor Carman has served as the Head of Subject (Politics), the Head of the School of Social and Political Sciences (the largest School in the University, made up of the subject areas of Politics; Sociology; Urban Studies & Public Policy; Economic & Social History; and Central & Eastern European Studies) and currently is the Deputy Head of the School and Research Convener of Social and Poltical Sciences. In February 2016 he was appointed to the post of Glasgow Academic Dean of the Glasgow-Nankai Joint Graduate School, the first co-operative postgraduate School between Chinese and Western Universities of its kind.  


Supervision

I am happy to supervise PhD students examining:

  • Public Opinion and Survey Data
  • Scottish Politics, especially Scottish Elections and the Scottish Parliament
  • Political Representation and its Alternatives
  • Direct Democracy
  • U.S. Politics, especially Elections and Legislative Politics
  • Comparative Legislative Politics
  • Comparative Public Opinion 

Publications

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Number of items: 32.

2014

Wheatley, J., Carman, C., Mendez, F. and Mitchell, J. (2014) The dimensionality of Scottish political space: results from an experiment on the 2011 Holyrood election. Party Politics, 20(6), pp. 864-878. (doi:10.1177/1354068812458614)

Carman, C., Johns, R. and Mitchell, J. (2014) More Scottish than British: The 2011 Scottish Parliament Election. Series: Comparative Territorial Politics. Palgrave Macmillan: Basingstoke. ISBN 9781137023698

Carman, C. J. (2014) Barriers are barriers: asymmetric participation in the Scottish public petitions system. Parliamentary Affairs, 67(1), pp. 151-171. (doi:10.1093/pa/gss039)

2013

Johns, R., Carman, C.J. and Mitchell, J. (2013) Constitution or competence? The SNP's re-election in 2011. Political Studies, 61(S1), pp. 158-178. (doi:10.1111/1467-9248.12016)

2012

Barker, D.C. and Carman, C.J. (2012) Representing Red and Blue: How the Culture Wars Change the Way Citizens Speak and Politicians Listen. Series: Series in political psychology. Oxford University Press: Oxford. ISBN 9780199796564

Denver, D.T., Carman, C.J. and Johns, R. (2012) Elections and Voters in Britain. Series: Contemporary Political Studies. Palgrave Macmillan: Basingstoke, UK. ISBN 9780230241619

2010

Carman, C.J. (2010) The process is the reality: perceptions of procedural fairness and participatory democracy. Political Studies, 58(4), pp. 731-751. (doi:10.1111/j.1467-9248.2010.00840.x)

Barker, D.C. and Carman, C.J. (2010) Yes WE can or yes HE can? Citizen preferences regarding styles of representation and presidential voting behavior. Presidential Studies Quarterly, 40(3), pp. 431-448. (doi:10.1111/j.1741-5705.2010.03779.x)

Carman, C.J. and Johns, R. (2010) Linking coalition attitudes and split-ticket voting: the Scottish Parliament elections of 2007. Electoral Studies, 29(3), pp. 381-391. (doi:10.1016/j.electstud.2010.03.002)

Carman, C.J. and Barker, D.C. (2010) Regional subcultures and mass preferences regarding candidate traits in the USA. Regional and Federal Studies, 20(4-5), pp. 515-526. (doi:10.1080/13597566.2010.523636)

2009

Barker, D.C. and Carman, C.J. (2009) Political geography, church attendance, and mass preferences regarding democratic representation. Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties, 19(2), pp. 125-145. (doi:10.1080/17457280902798941)

Carman, C.J. (2009) Engaging the Public in the Scottish Parliament's Petitions Process. Project Report. Scottish Parliament.

Denver, D., Johns, R. and Carman, C.J. (2009) Rejected ballot papers in the 2007 Scottish Parliament election: the voters' perspective. British Politics, 4(1), pp. 3-21. (doi:10.1057/bp.2008.29)

2008

Carman, C.J., Mitchell, J. and Johns, R. (2008) The unfortunate natural experiment in ballot design: the Scottish Parliamentary elections of 2007. Electoral Studies, 27(3), pp. 442-459. (doi:10.1016/j.electstud.2008.02.006)

Johns, R. and Carman, C.J. (2008) Coping with coalitions? Scottish voters under a proportional system. Representation, 44(4), pp. 301-315. (doi:10.1080/00344890802422856)

2007

Carman, C.J. (2007) Assessing preferences for political representation in the US. Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties, 17(1), pp. 1-19. (doi:10.1080/13689880601132497)

Carman, C.J. and Shephard, M. (2007) Electoral poachers? An assessment of shadowing behaviour in the Scottish Parliament. Journal of Legislative Studies, 13(4), pp. 483-496. (doi:10.1080/13572330701663587)

Hancock, M.D., Carman, C.J., Peters, B.G., Castle, M., Safran, W., Conradt, D.P., White, S. and Nanetti, R.Y. (2007) Politics in Europe. CQ Press: Washington, D.C.. ISBN 9781933116457

Peters, B.G. and Carman, C.J. (2007) United Kingdom. In: Hancock, M.D., Carman, C.J., Peters, B.G., Castle, M., Safran, W., Conradt, D.P., White, S. and Nanetti, R.Y. (eds.) Politics in Europe. CQ Press: Washington, D.C., USA. ISBN 9781933116457

2006

Carman, C.J. (2006) Public preferences for parliamentary representation in the UK: An overlooked link? Political Studies, 54(1), pp. 103-122. (doi:10.1111/j.1467-9248.2006.00568.x)

Carman, C.J. (2006) Assessment of the Scottish Parliament's Public Petitions System 1999-2006. Project Report. Scottish Parliament.

Miller, D.Y., Barker, D.C. and Carman, C.J. (2006) Mapping the genome of American political subcultures: A proposed methodology and pilot study. Publius: The Journal of Federalism, 36(2), pp. 303-315. (doi:10.1093/publius/pjj015)

2005

Carman, C.J. and Barker, D.C. (2005) State political culture, primary frontloading, and democratic voice in presidential nominations: 1972–2000. Electoral Studies, 24(4), pp. 665-687. (doi:10.1016/j.electstud.2005.01.006)

Ames, B., Barker, D.C., Bonneau, C.W. and Carman, C.J. (2005) Hide the Republicans, the Christians, and the women: a response to "Politics and Professional Advancement Among College Faculty". Forum, 3(2), Art. 7. (doi:10.2202/1540-8884.1075)

2003

Carman, C. (2003) The Pennsylvania Fourth Congressional District race. PS: Political Science and Politics, 2003(3), p. 408. (doi:10.1017/S1049096503002701)

Barker, D.C. and Carman, C.J. (2003) The 2000 Pennsylvania Fourth District Congressional race. In: Magleby, D.B. (ed.) The Other Campaign: Soft Money and Issue Advocacy in the 2000 Congressional Elections. Rowman & Littlefield: Lanham, MD, USA, pp. 197-208. ISBN 9780742517714

2002

Carman, C.J. (2002) Brokering interests: the use of market-based policies by interest groups. Social Science Quarterly, 83(1), pp. 137-155. (doi:10.1111/1540-6237.00075)

Barker, D.C., Knight, K. and Carman, C.J. (2002) Toward a value heresthetic model of political persuasion. In: Barker, D.C. (ed.) Rushed to Judgment: Talk Radio, Persuasion, and American Political Behavior. Series: Power, conflict, and democracy. Columbia University Press: New York, NY, USA, pp. 30-55. ISBN 9780231118064

2001

Wlezien, C. and Carman, C. (2001) Ideological placements and political judgments of government institutions. Public Opinion Quarterly, 65(4), pp. 550-561. (doi:10.1086/323578)

2000

Barker, D.C. and Carman, C.J. (2000) The spirit of capitalism? Religious doctrine, values, and economic attitude constructs. Political Behavior, 22(1), pp. 1-27. (doi:10.1023/A:1006614916714)

1998

Carman, C. and Wlezien, C. (1998) Ideological evaluations of government institutions and policy. In: Reports on the 1997 NES Pilot Study. National Election Studies: Ann Arbor, MI, USA.

Carman, C.J. (1998) Dimensions of environmental policy support in the United States. Social Science Quarterly, 79(4), pp. 717-733.

This list was generated on Thu May 23 15:17:47 2019 BST.
Number of items: 32.

Articles

Wheatley, J., Carman, C., Mendez, F. and Mitchell, J. (2014) The dimensionality of Scottish political space: results from an experiment on the 2011 Holyrood election. Party Politics, 20(6), pp. 864-878. (doi:10.1177/1354068812458614)

Carman, C. J. (2014) Barriers are barriers: asymmetric participation in the Scottish public petitions system. Parliamentary Affairs, 67(1), pp. 151-171. (doi:10.1093/pa/gss039)

Johns, R., Carman, C.J. and Mitchell, J. (2013) Constitution or competence? The SNP's re-election in 2011. Political Studies, 61(S1), pp. 158-178. (doi:10.1111/1467-9248.12016)

Carman, C.J. (2010) The process is the reality: perceptions of procedural fairness and participatory democracy. Political Studies, 58(4), pp. 731-751. (doi:10.1111/j.1467-9248.2010.00840.x)

Barker, D.C. and Carman, C.J. (2010) Yes WE can or yes HE can? Citizen preferences regarding styles of representation and presidential voting behavior. Presidential Studies Quarterly, 40(3), pp. 431-448. (doi:10.1111/j.1741-5705.2010.03779.x)

Carman, C.J. and Johns, R. (2010) Linking coalition attitudes and split-ticket voting: the Scottish Parliament elections of 2007. Electoral Studies, 29(3), pp. 381-391. (doi:10.1016/j.electstud.2010.03.002)

Carman, C.J. and Barker, D.C. (2010) Regional subcultures and mass preferences regarding candidate traits in the USA. Regional and Federal Studies, 20(4-5), pp. 515-526. (doi:10.1080/13597566.2010.523636)

Barker, D.C. and Carman, C.J. (2009) Political geography, church attendance, and mass preferences regarding democratic representation. Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties, 19(2), pp. 125-145. (doi:10.1080/17457280902798941)

Denver, D., Johns, R. and Carman, C.J. (2009) Rejected ballot papers in the 2007 Scottish Parliament election: the voters' perspective. British Politics, 4(1), pp. 3-21. (doi:10.1057/bp.2008.29)

Carman, C.J., Mitchell, J. and Johns, R. (2008) The unfortunate natural experiment in ballot design: the Scottish Parliamentary elections of 2007. Electoral Studies, 27(3), pp. 442-459. (doi:10.1016/j.electstud.2008.02.006)

Johns, R. and Carman, C.J. (2008) Coping with coalitions? Scottish voters under a proportional system. Representation, 44(4), pp. 301-315. (doi:10.1080/00344890802422856)

Carman, C.J. (2007) Assessing preferences for political representation in the US. Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties, 17(1), pp. 1-19. (doi:10.1080/13689880601132497)

Carman, C.J. and Shephard, M. (2007) Electoral poachers? An assessment of shadowing behaviour in the Scottish Parliament. Journal of Legislative Studies, 13(4), pp. 483-496. (doi:10.1080/13572330701663587)

Carman, C.J. (2006) Public preferences for parliamentary representation in the UK: An overlooked link? Political Studies, 54(1), pp. 103-122. (doi:10.1111/j.1467-9248.2006.00568.x)

Miller, D.Y., Barker, D.C. and Carman, C.J. (2006) Mapping the genome of American political subcultures: A proposed methodology and pilot study. Publius: The Journal of Federalism, 36(2), pp. 303-315. (doi:10.1093/publius/pjj015)

Carman, C.J. and Barker, D.C. (2005) State political culture, primary frontloading, and democratic voice in presidential nominations: 1972–2000. Electoral Studies, 24(4), pp. 665-687. (doi:10.1016/j.electstud.2005.01.006)

Ames, B., Barker, D.C., Bonneau, C.W. and Carman, C.J. (2005) Hide the Republicans, the Christians, and the women: a response to "Politics and Professional Advancement Among College Faculty". Forum, 3(2), Art. 7. (doi:10.2202/1540-8884.1075)

Carman, C. (2003) The Pennsylvania Fourth Congressional District race. PS: Political Science and Politics, 2003(3), p. 408. (doi:10.1017/S1049096503002701)

Carman, C.J. (2002) Brokering interests: the use of market-based policies by interest groups. Social Science Quarterly, 83(1), pp. 137-155. (doi:10.1111/1540-6237.00075)

Wlezien, C. and Carman, C. (2001) Ideological placements and political judgments of government institutions. Public Opinion Quarterly, 65(4), pp. 550-561. (doi:10.1086/323578)

Barker, D.C. and Carman, C.J. (2000) The spirit of capitalism? Religious doctrine, values, and economic attitude constructs. Political Behavior, 22(1), pp. 1-27. (doi:10.1023/A:1006614916714)

Carman, C.J. (1998) Dimensions of environmental policy support in the United States. Social Science Quarterly, 79(4), pp. 717-733.

Books

Carman, C., Johns, R. and Mitchell, J. (2014) More Scottish than British: The 2011 Scottish Parliament Election. Series: Comparative Territorial Politics. Palgrave Macmillan: Basingstoke. ISBN 9781137023698

Barker, D.C. and Carman, C.J. (2012) Representing Red and Blue: How the Culture Wars Change the Way Citizens Speak and Politicians Listen. Series: Series in political psychology. Oxford University Press: Oxford. ISBN 9780199796564

Denver, D.T., Carman, C.J. and Johns, R. (2012) Elections and Voters in Britain. Series: Contemporary Political Studies. Palgrave Macmillan: Basingstoke, UK. ISBN 9780230241619

Hancock, M.D., Carman, C.J., Peters, B.G., Castle, M., Safran, W., Conradt, D.P., White, S. and Nanetti, R.Y. (2007) Politics in Europe. CQ Press: Washington, D.C.. ISBN 9781933116457

Book Sections

Peters, B.G. and Carman, C.J. (2007) United Kingdom. In: Hancock, M.D., Carman, C.J., Peters, B.G., Castle, M., Safran, W., Conradt, D.P., White, S. and Nanetti, R.Y. (eds.) Politics in Europe. CQ Press: Washington, D.C., USA. ISBN 9781933116457

Barker, D.C. and Carman, C.J. (2003) The 2000 Pennsylvania Fourth District Congressional race. In: Magleby, D.B. (ed.) The Other Campaign: Soft Money and Issue Advocacy in the 2000 Congressional Elections. Rowman & Littlefield: Lanham, MD, USA, pp. 197-208. ISBN 9780742517714

Barker, D.C., Knight, K. and Carman, C.J. (2002) Toward a value heresthetic model of political persuasion. In: Barker, D.C. (ed.) Rushed to Judgment: Talk Radio, Persuasion, and American Political Behavior. Series: Power, conflict, and democracy. Columbia University Press: New York, NY, USA, pp. 30-55. ISBN 9780231118064

Carman, C. and Wlezien, C. (1998) Ideological evaluations of government institutions and policy. In: Reports on the 1997 NES Pilot Study. National Election Studies: Ann Arbor, MI, USA.

Research Reports or Papers

Carman, C.J. (2009) Engaging the Public in the Scottish Parliament's Petitions Process. Project Report. Scottish Parliament.

Carman, C.J. (2006) Assessment of the Scottish Parliament's Public Petitions System 1999-2006. Project Report. Scottish Parliament.

This list was generated on Thu May 23 15:17:47 2019 BST.