Political Science

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    Department of Political Science

  • President Harrison and CSUN DC Interns, 2013
  • A Conversation with Gov. Michael Dukakis and Gov. Linda Lingle

Alexandra Cole

Alexandra Cole
Full-time Faculty
(818) 677-7484
Office location:
ST 224



  • Ph.D. from the University of California, Irvine 1999

Courses Taught

  • 372 Principles and Methods of Political Science 
  • 444 Voting and Elections
  • 445 Political Behavior
  • 447 Media and Politics
  • 436A Government and Politics of Europe
  • 471B Proseminar:Comparative Government
  • 530E Seminar in Comparative Government

Research and Interests

Dr. Cole is a Professor in the Department of Political Science. She primarily teaches Research Methods, as well as courses in West European Politics, Media and Politics, Political Parties and Political Behavior.  Her research include Political Parties in Western Europe, as well as teaching and learning in Political Science.