Adam Ramey

Associate Professor of Political Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Education: BA George Washington University; MA, PhD University of Rochester

Research Areas: American Politics; Legislative Institutions; Political Methodology

Adam Ramey is a scholar of American politics, political methodology, legislative institutions, political psychology, and historical political economy

His research primarily focuses on understanding both the psychological underpinnings of legislative behavior as well as the long-run consequences of historical events and institutions. Ramey has published a book with the University of Chicago Press exploring how legislators' personality traits explains their policy and tactical choices over the last three decades. His other work appears in many top journals, including the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, the Journal of Politics, and Political Behavior. 

Currently, he is working on developing language-based machine learning models to predict over 60 different psychological constructs using linguistic cues. 

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