Ryan Claassen is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Kent State University. He earned his B.A. in History from Goshen College and Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of California, Davis.
Professor Claassen researches religion and politics, voting, election administration, parties, and public opinion polls.
Claassen, Ryan L., and Michael J. Ensley “Motivated Reasoning and Yard-Sign-Stealing Partisans: Mine is a Likable Rogue, Yours is a Degenerate Criminal.” Political Behavior 38.2 (2015): 317-335.
Claassen, Ryan L., and J. Quin Monson. “Does Civic Education Matter?: The Power of Long-Term Observation and the Experimental Method.” Journal of Political Science Education 11.4 (2015): 404-421.
Claassen, Ryan L., et al. “Voter Confidence and the Election-Day Voting Experience.” Political Behavior 35.2 (2013): 215-235.