Alan Wiseman

Alan Wiseman is a Professor of Political Science and Associate Professor of Law (by courtesy) at Vanderbilt University. He earned his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, M.A. in Political Science from Stanford University, and Ph.D. in Political Economics from Stanford University. 

His research interests include American political institutions, formal theory and quantitative methods, positive political economy, legislative politics, bureaucracy, and regulatory politics.

Representative Publications

2013. “Price Effects and the Commerce Clause: The Case of State Wine Shipping Laws” Journal of Empirical Legal Studies. (with Jerry Ellig). 10 (2): 196-229

2013. “When Are Women More Effective Lawmakers Than Men?” American Journal of Political Science. (with Craig Volden and Dana E. Wittmer). 57(2): 326-341

2004. “Tests of Vote-Buyer Theories of Coalition Formation in Legislatures.” Political Research Quarterly. 57(3): 441-450

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