Alex Tahk

Position title: Advisory Board Member


Phone: 608-263-2297

2019 Fall
POLI SCI 818: Maximum Likelihood Estimation
POLI SCI 919: Bayesian Analysis

Alexander Tahk

Alexander Tahk (Stanford Ph.D., 2010) is an associate professor of political science. His research and teaching interests are in political methodology, judicial politics, and mass behavior. His articles have appeared in the American Political Science Review, Political Analysis, and Public Opinion Quarterly, among others.  His current research includes projects studying the behavior of the judiciary through the statistical analysis of judicial citations and roll-call votes, the factors that determine the policy in Supreme Court opinions, the relationship between media attention and public concern, and the effect of ballot order on vote choice.