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Political Science
210 Sierra Hall
CSU Northridge
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330-8254

Hours: M-F (8 a.m. to 5 p.m)
Phone: (818) 677-3488
Fax: (818) 677-4502


Alexandra Cole, Ph.D.


Alexandra Cole

Contact Information


  • Ph.D. from the University of Southern California in 1991

Courses Taught

  • 372 Principles and Methods of Political Science and Lab
  • 445 Political Behavior
  • 571 Seminar in Methodology
  • 597 Directive Comprehensive Studies
  • 430 Government and Poolitics of Selected Nations: Europe
  • 436A Government and Politics of Europe
  • 471B Proseminar:Comparative Government
  • 496G Experimental Topics Courses in Political Science
  • 530E Seminar in Comparative Government
  • 599C




Selected Publications and Presentations

Forthcoming ...


Research and Interests

Dr. Cole is an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Political Science and Sociology. She teaches Research Methods in each Department, as well as courses in West European Politics in the Political Science Department. Other teaching interests include Media and Politics, Political Parties, Political Behavior, and Empirical Democratic Theory. Her research efforts have focused on far right political parties in Western Europe, as well as on studies of the voting behavior of Latinos.