Dr. Nathan P. KalmoeDr. Nathan Kalmoe< Professor of Political Science and Manship Schooll of Mass Communication

Associate Professor

Ph.D.: University of Michigan
Office: 208 Hodges Hall
Phone: 225-578-8013
Email: nkalmoe@lsu.edu 

Curriculum Vitae

Personal Web Page

Area of Interest

Dr. Nathan Kalmoe studies American politics with a focus on public opinion, communication, psychology, and history, with topics that include partisanship, ideology, and violence.

Selected Publications

Kalmoe, Nathan P., and Lilliana Mason. 2022. Radical American Partisanship: Mapping Violent Hostility, Its Causes, and the Consequences for Democracy. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Holman, Mirya R., and Nathan P. Kalmoe. 2021. "Partisanship in the #Me Too Era." Perspectives on Politics. 1-18.

Kalmoe, Nathan P. 2020. With Ballots and Bullets: Partisanship & Violence in the American Civil War. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Kinder, Donald R., and Nathan P. Kalmoe. 2017. Neither Liberal Nor Conservative: Ideological Innocence in the American Public. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.


POLI 2052 American Politics/Honors
POLI 4030 Public Opinion
MC 7900 Seminar in American Politics


Professor Nathan Kalmoe (Ph.D. University of Michigan, 2012) studies American politics with a focus on public opinion, psychology, communication, and history. His 2020 book With Ballots and Bullets on Civil War partisanship and violence won two awards for best book on political parties and mass political psychology.  His first book Neither Liberal Nor Conservative (2017, with Donald KInder) shows the scarcity and contingency of mass ideology.  His next book Radical American Partisanship (2022, with Lilliana Mason) documents public support for political violence, trends, correlates behaviors and responsiveness to events and leader messages.