Timothy Nokken

Assistant Professor
Department of Political Science
University of Houston
447 PGH
Houston, TX 77204-3011

Tel: 713-743-3894
Fax: 713-743-3927
Email: tnokken@mail.uh.edu

Professional Preparation

B.A. 1992 Minnesota State University Moorhead Political Science and Economics
M.A. 1994 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Political Science
Ph.D. 2009 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Political Science

Appointments

1999-date Assistant Professor, University of Houston
2002-2003 Post-Doctoral Fellow, Program in Political Institutions and Public Choice and Department of Political Science, Michigan State University

Publications: directly related

Nokken, Timothy P. and Keith T. Poole. 2003. “Congressional Party Defection in American History.” Revise and Resubmit, Legislative Studies Quarterly.

Nokken, Timothy P. 2000. “Dynamics of Congressional Loyalty: Party Defection and Roll Call Behavior, 1947-1997.” Legislative Studies Quarterly. 25:417-444.

Jenkins, Jeffrey A. and Timothy P. Nokken. 2000. “The Institutional Emergence of the Republican Party: A Spatial Voting Analysis of the House Speakership Election of 1855-56.” Legislative Studies Quarterly. 25:101-130.

Nokken, Timothy P. and Brian R. Sala. 2000. “Confirmation Dynamics: A Model of Presidential Appointments to Independent Agencies.” Journal of Theoretical Politics. 12:91-112.

Nokken, Timothy P. 2003. “Ideological Congruence Versus Electoral Success: Distribution of Party Organization Contributions in Senate Elections 1990-1998.” American Politics Research. 31:3-26.

Publications: other significant

Nokken, Timothy P. 2003. “Roll Call Votes as Exercises in Position Taking: Congressional Reactions to Normal Trade Relation Status for China, 1990-1999.” Congress and the Presidency. Forthcoming, Fall.

Collaborators & Other Affiliations

Collaborators and Co-Editors

William Bernhard, Department of Political Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Brian Gaines, Department of Political Science University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Craig Goodman, Department of Political Science University of Houston & Rice University

Jeff Jenkins, Department of Political Science Northwestern University

Keith Poole, Department of Political Science University of Houston

Brian Sala, Department of Political Science University of California – Davis

Graduate and Postdoctoral Advisors

Brian Gaines, Department of Political Science University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

James Kuklinski, Department of Political Science University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Peter Nardulli, Department of Political Science University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Brian Sala, Department of Political Science University of California – Davis