Burt L Monroe

Burt L Monroe

Program Director

Professor, Political Science

Office Phone: (814) 867-2726


Burt Monroe is a Professor of Political Science at Penn State. His research is in comparative politics, examining the impact of electoral and legislative institutions on political behavior and outcomes, and social science methodology, examining the development and application of Bayesian methods, statistical learning, and statistical graphics to social science problems. He is currently Director of the NSF-funded Big Data Social Science IGERT as well as several multidisciplinary projects developing methods for the statistical and computational analysis of parliamentary speech and other political texts. He was awarded the Gosnell Prize for Excellence in Political Methodology in 2006.