Kevin Wagner, J.D. Ph.D

Florida Atlantic University

Department of Political Science

Curriculum Vita

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Kevin M. Wagner
Professor of Political Science

Director of the Jack Miller Forum
Florida Atlantic University
Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters
Department of Political Science
777 Glades Road, P.O. Box 3091
Boca Raton, FL 33431-0991 USA
EMAIL: kwagne15@fau.edu


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Courses

American National Government
Florida Politics
State and Local Politics
Introduction to Political Science
Issues in American Politics
Public Opinion and Politics
Parties and Interest Groups
Political Film and Fiction
Judicial Politics
Media and Politics
 Research Methods in Political Science
 

Education

Ph.D., Political Science, University of Florida
M.A. (2002), Political Science, University of Florida
Juris Doctor (1996), University of Florida

B.A. (1993) International Affairs and Russian Language, Florida State University


Research Interests
 

Technology and Politics
Law and Society
American Judiciary
Political Behavior
Political Methodology
American Institutions


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Current Research

 

Refereed Journal and Law Review Articles:

 

·         Kevin Wagner (with Jason Gainous). Digital Media Consumption and Voting in Central Asia: Why Democratic Context Matters.” Europe-Asia Studies (Forthcoming 2021).

·         Kevin Wagner (with Jason Gainouis). “Is Religion the Opiate of the Digital Masses? Religious Authority, Social Media, and Protest.” Journal of Information, Communication and Society (Forthcoming: 2021).

·         Kevin Wagner (with Jason Gainous and Jason Abbott). “Active vs. Passive Social Media Engagement with Critical Information: Protest Behavior in Two Asian Countries.” The International Journal of Press/Politics (2021).

·         Kevin Wagner (with Monica Escalares and Duhkong Kim). “You Are Who You Think You Are: Linked Fate and Vote Choices among Latino Voters.” Politics & Policy (2019)

·         Kevin Wagner (with Jason Gainous and Jason Abbott). “Gender differences in critical digital political engagement in China: The consequences for protest attitudes.” Social Science Computer Review (2019).

·         Kevin Wagner (with Jason Gainous and Andrew Segal) "Is the equalization/normalization lens dead? Social media campaigning in US congressional elections." Online Information Review (2018) https://doi.org/10.1108/OIR-08-2017-0247

·         Kevin Wagner (with Jason Gainous and Jason Abbot). “Political Tinder Box: Critical Information Flows and Participation in a Semi-Closed State.” Political Behavior (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11109-018-9456-6

·         Kevin Wagner (with Amanzhol Bekmagambetov, Jason Gainous, Zhaxylyk Sabitov, Adil Rodionov & Bagysh Gabdulina). “Critical social media information flows: political trust and protest behaviour among Kazakhstani college students.” Central Asian Survey (2018). DOI: 10.1080/02634937.2018.1479374

·         Kevin Wagner (with Jason Gainous and CE Ziegler). “Digital media and political opposition in authoritarian systems: Russia’s 2011 and 2016 Duma elections.” Democratization 24(1): 1-18 (2018).

·         Kevin Wagner (with Jason Gainous and Trisha Grey). “Digital Information Consumption and External Political Efficacy in Latin America: Does Institutional Context Matter.” Journal of Information Technology and Politics 14(1): 1-15 (2017).

·         Kevin Wagner (with Jason Gainous and Mirya Holman). “I am Woman, Hear me Tweet! Gender Differences in Twitter Use among Congressional Candidates.”  Journal of Women, Politics & Policy 38(2): 1-26 (2017).

·         Kevin Wagner (with Jason Gainous and Trisha Grey). “Gender and the Digital Divide in Latin America.” Social Science Quarterly: doi:10.1111/ssqu.12270 (2017).

·         Kevin Wagner (with Jason Gainous and Trisha Grey). “Internet Freedom and Social Media Effects: Democracy and Citizen Attitudes in Latin America.” Online Information Review 40: 4 (2016).

·         Kevin Wagner (with Duhkong Kim and Jeremy Hagler). “Stand Your Ground in Florida: The Effect of Race, Location and Weapons on Convictions.” Ralph Bunche Journal of Public Affairs (2016) 5(1): 1-10.

·         Kevin Wagner (with Jason Gainous and Jason Abbott). “Civic Disobedience: Does Internet Use Stimulate Political Unrest in East Asia?” Journal of Information, Technology and Politics (2015) 12(1): 219-236.

·         Kevin Wagner (with Jason Gainous). “Digital Uprising: The Internet Revolution in the Middle East.” Journal of Information, Technology and Politics (2013) 10(3): 261-275.

·         Kevin Wagner (with Jason Gainous) "Bowling Online: The Internet and the New Social Capital."  The Commonwealth Review of Political Science.  Volume 1, Number 1 (2013) 4-26.

·         Kevin Wagner, et. al. "State Parties 2.0." The International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society (2013) 9(1): 99-112.

·         Kevin Wagner, et. al. “Traditional Cleavages or a New World: Does Online Social Networking Bridge the Political Participation Divide?” Journal of Politics, Culture and Society. (2013) 26(2): 145-158.

·         Kevin Wagner. “Edmund Burke and Adam Smith: Understanding the Divisions in Conservative Thought.” The Political Chronicle (2012) 21(2) 7-21.

·         Kevin Wagner, “Rewriting the Guarantee Clause: How Courts Validate Political Change,” Willamette Law Review (2010) 47(1) 47-84.

·         Kevin Wagner (with Jason Gainous). “Electronic Grassroots: Does Online Campaigning Work.” Journal of Legislative Studies (2009) 15(4) 502-520.

·         Kevin Wagner (with Eric Prier). “Running Unopposed: Assessing the Impact of Term Limits on Competition in Florida and Maine.” Journal of Politics and Policy (2009) 37(1): 101-125.

·         Kevin Wagner and (with Jason Gainous). “The Electronic Ballot Box: Class, Age and Racial Bias on the Internet.” American Review of Politics (2007) 28 (Spring): 19-35.

·         Kevin Wagner and Jeff Gill. “Bayesian Inference in Public Administration Research: Substantive Differences from Somewhat Different Assumptions.” International Journal of Public Administration.  28:1/2, 5-35 (2005).

 

 

Book Chapters:

·         Kevin Wagner and Jason Gainous. “Tweeting to Power, Reconsidered: Information Control and Congressional Campaigns.” In The Internet and the 2020 Campaign, edited by Jody C. Baumgartner and Terri L. Tower, Lexington Books (Forthcoming 2021).

·         Kevin Wagner and Jason Gainous. “Tweeting Politics: How the Internet has Allowed Politicians to Influence Political News Coverage in the U.S.” In Election Campaigns, Media and the New World of Digital Politics, edited by Richard Davis, Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press (Forthcoming 2021).

·         Kevin Michael Wagner and Jason Gainous

·         Kevin Wagner and Eric Prier. “Assessing The Florida Legislature.”  In Government and Politics in Florida (4th ed) edited by J. Edwin Benton, Gainesville, FL:  University Press of Florida (Forthcoming).

·         Kevin Wagner and Jason Gainous. “Mena and the Internet: Technology and the Democratic Divide.” In Assessing Mena Political Reform, Post-Arab Spring, edited by Brian Robert Calfano, Lonfon, UK: Lexington Books (2014).

·         Kevin Wagner and Eric Prier. “The Florida Legislature.”  In Government and Politics in Florida (3rd ed., pp. 152-180) edited by J. Edwin Benton, Gainesville, FL:  University Press of Florida (2008).

 

Other Publications:

·         Kevin Wagner, “The Civics Project.” Weekly Columns on government and politics in USAToday/Gannett Newspapers. 2020-present.

·         Kevin Wagner. “Keeping Political Science Relevant.” Florida Political Chronicle (2014) 23(1): 5-6.

·         Kevin Wagner. “City of Cincinnati v. Discovery Network: Constitutional Protections for Commercial Speech,” in David L. Hudson, David A. Schultz, & John R. Vile, eds.  The Encyclopedia of the First Amendment, 1st ed. 2008.

·         Kevin Wagner. “Bush v. Gore: Law and Politics in American Elections,” in David Schultz ed., The Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court, 1st  ed. 2005.

·         Kevin Wagner. “Layer Cake Federalism,” in Joseph R. Marbach, Troy E. Smith, Ellis Katz, eds.  Federalism in America: An Encyclopedia, 1st ed., 2005.

·         Kevin Wagner. “Mapp v. Ohio: Applying the Exclusionary Rule to States,” in David Schultz and John R. Vile, eds., The Encyclopedia of Civil Liberties in America, 1st ed. 2004.

·         Kevin Wagner. “Adderly v. Florida: Restricting Protests on Public Property,” in David Schultz and John R. Vile, eds., The Encyclopedia of Civil Liberties in America, 1st ed. 2004.

 

Book Reviews:

·         Kevin Wagner and Jason Gainous. Book Review: Jaime E. Settle, Frenemies: How Social Media Polarizes America (Cambridge University Press 2018). The International Journal of Press/Politics (2019). 1940161219883104

·         Kevin Wagner. Review of Michael Foley. The British Presidency. (Manchester, U.K.: Manchester United Press 2000) in Book Reviews on Presidents and the Presidency edited by Frank Columbus. Hauppauge NY: Nova Science Publishers (2008). 

·         Kevin Wagner. Review of Scott Veitch. Law and Irresponsibility: On the Legitimation of Human Suffering. (New York, NY:  Routledge-Cavendish, 2007). Law and Politics Book Review 18(10) (October, 2008) pp.975-976.

·         Kevin Wagner. Review of Nina Chandler. The Strange Case of Hellish Nell: The Story of Helen Duncan and the Witch Trial of World War II.  (Cambridge, MA:  Da Capo Press, 2006). Law and Politics Book Review 17(2) (February, 2007) pp.141-142.

·         Kevin Wagner. Review of Eric Prier.  The Myth of Representation and the Florida Legislature: A House of Competing Loyalties, 1927‑2000. (Gainesville, FL.: University Press of Florida 2003) in the Journal of Social Science.