University of Minnesota, PhD (2015)

Macalester College, BA (2006)

Courses Taught

U.S. Federal Government and Politics

Research Methods in Political Science and Health

Race and Ethnicity in America

U.S. Parties, Groups, and Elections

Power and Politics in America: From the Halls of Congress to the West Wing

Political Psychology of Identity

Political Science Senior Seminar

Research Interests

Racial attitudes and bias

Gender stereotyping

Political psychology

Political communication


For a full, updated list of my publications, please visit my website at:

Philip Chen

Assistant Professor of Political Science

 Email:  Phone: 608-363-2083   Room 111, Morse-Ingersoll Hall

Philip Chen is assistant professor of Political Science at Beloit College.

Philip’s work has appeared in numerous journals in political science and psychology, including Political Behavior, American Politics Research, Personality and Individual Differences, and Political Research Quarterly. His work concerns the role of social identity in U.S. politics through the lens of political psychology, with a particular focus on how political communication alters the effects of race and gender on political behavior and public opinion.

Philip is a frequent guest on Wisconsin Public Radio and Minnesota Public Radio. Prior to entering academia, he worked for the Minnesota State Legislature. He teaches courses on U.S. politics, race and ethnicity, political psychology, and research methodology.

You can learn more about Philip by visiting his website:

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