Shane Singh

Shane Singh

Democracy Visiting Fellow, AY 2018-2019
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Shane P. Singh is an associate professor in the School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Georgia, where he joined the faculty in 2010. He is also an instructor in the ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research at the University of Michigan. Previously, Singh was a post-doctoral research fellow with the Centre for the Study of Democratic Citizenship at McGill University and the Canada Research Chair in Electoral Studies at the University of Montreal. He received a Ph.D. in political science from Michigan State University in 2009.

Singh’s research is centered on democratic citizenship and engagement across countries, with a particular focus on the role that institutional and contextual factors play in shaping citizens’ attitudes and behaviors. Singh is the author of numerous scholarly articles on these topics, which have appeared in the American Political Science Review, the American Journal of Political Science, the British Journal of Political Science, the Journal of Politics, and other outlets. Singh has served on the editorial boards of the American Journal of Political Science and Political Research Quarterly.

During his time at the Ash Center, Singh will be primarily working on a book about the consequences of compulsory voting beyond turnout, which is under contract with Oxford University Press. He maintains an academic website at

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