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Matthew Barrow

PhD Student in Political Science

Matthew Barrow is a doctoral student in the Department of Political Science at Northeastern University, specializing in American Politics and Comparative Politics. He has a strong background and interest in voting and elections. Matthew has served as a Research Assistant for Dr. Costas Panagopoulos.

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Matthew was born in Philadelphia, a first generation college student. He attended Temple University for a bachelor’s degree in history and University of Central Florida for a master’s degree in political science. After living in Florida and California, he has developed a love of relaxing on the beach or spending the day at the amusement park.

Prior Work

During his master’s program, Matthew interned for a civil rights non-profit. His work was focused on the passage of Amendment Four in Florida, and ballot access for Spanish speakers in Florida.

Conference Presentations

Barrow, M. National Security and the Supreme Court. Paper presented at the 98th annual meeting of the Southwest Social Science Association, Orlando FL.
Barrow, M. Speech, Security, and the Supreme Court: Modern Redefining of Freedom of Speech. Presented at the 77th annual meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago IL.

Research Interests

Matthew’s research interest lie primarily in voting and elections, the primary interest is in alternative methods of representation in the House of Representatives. This research focuses primarily on how proportional or ranked-choice voting would alter Congress.

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960A Renaissance Park

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