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Watkins Glen State Park

Watkins Glen State Park

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Academic Positions:

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Dickinson College, 2013-Present
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions, Vanderbilt University, 2012-2013

Education:

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, Ph.D. in Political Science, 2012
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, M.A. in Political Science, 2008
  • Lehigh University (Bethlehem, PA), M.A. in Political Science, 2005
  • Muhlenberg College (Allentown, PA), B.A. in Political Science and Philosophy, summa cum laude with honors in Political Science, 2004

Peer Reviewed Publications:

  • Urban, Carly and Sarah Niebler. 2014. “Dollars on the Sidewalk: Should U.S. Presidential Candidates Advertise in Uncontested States?” American Journal of Political Science (Forthcoming).
  • Neiheisel, Jacob and Sarah Niebler. 2013. “The Use of Party Brand Labels in Congressional Election Campaigns, 1998-2008.” Legislative Studies Quarterly 38(3): 377-403.
  • Wichowsky, Amber and Sarah Niebler. 2010. “Narrow Victories and Hard Games: Revisiting the Primary Divisiveness Hypothesis.” American Politics Research 38(6): 1052-1071.
  • Schlundt, David, Sarah Niebler, Anne Brown, James Pichert, Linda McClellan, Deborah Carpenter, Deborah Blockmon, and Margaret Hargreaves. 2007. “Disparities in Smoking: Data from the Nashville REACH 2010 Project.” Journal of Ambulatory Care Management 30(2): 150-158.

Other Publications:

Awards and Honors:

  • Hovland Paper Award (2011): Awarded to the best paper by a graduate student submitted to a journal (with Carly Urban)
  • Teaching Assistant Fellow (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012)
  • Communication-B Teaching Assistant Fellow (Spring 2011)
  • John Brown and Frances J.B. Mason Scholarship Fund Summer Fellowship (Summer 2008): Financial support for students studying American government
  • Allentown Human Relations Commission Award (2005): Awarded to groups who bridge the gaps between people of different cultures, languages, races, ages, and backgrounds
  • The Political Science Award, Muhlenberg College (2004)
  • Noel R. and Edith J. Moyer Award in Philosophy, Muhlenberg College (2004)
  • Phi Beta Kappa (2004)
  • Verizon Academic All-District College Division At-Large First Team (2004)
  • Verizon Academic All-District College Division At-Large Second Team (2003)
  • Centennial Conference Academic Honor Roll (2002-2004)