Julia Azari
Julia Azari, Ph.D.Marquette University

Wehr Physics Hall, 458

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-6211


Political Science

Prof. Julia Azari is Professor in the Department of Political Science at Marquette University. She holds Ph.D., M.A. and M.Phil. degrees in political science from Yale University, and a B.A. in political science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her research and teaching interests include the American presidency, American political parties, the politics of the American state, and qualitative research methods. Her research has been supported by the Marquette University Regular Research Grant, the Harry Middleton Fellowship in Presidential Studies, the Gerald Ford Presidential Library Foundation Travel Grant, and the Harry Truman Library Institute Scholars Award.

Prof. Azari is a regular contributor at the political science blog The Mischiefs of Faction. Her work has also appeared in the Washington Post’s Monkey Cage blog and in Politico.


Ph.D., Yale University, 2007

Courses Taught

  • POSC 2201 American Politics | Syllabus
  • POSC 4201 The American Congress | Syllabus
  • POSC 4211 The American Presidency | Syllabus
  • POSC 6211 Congress and the Presidency

Research Interests

Prof. Azari's research interests include the American presidency, American political development, and political parties. Her research looks at the relationship between presidents and parties, how formal and informal rules matter, and how change occurs across different institutions.


Recent Publications

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Department of Political Science
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