David Damore is professor and chair of the UNLV Department of Political Science and the Interim Executive Director of The Lincy Institute and Brookings Mountain West.
Professor Damore teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in American politics and research methods and his research focuses on electoral politics and applied policy. Professor Damore has written extensively on Nevada politics and policy and he is a coauthor of two recently published books, Blue Metros, Red States: The Shifting Urban/Rural Divide in America’s Swing States, with Robert E, Lang and Karen A. Danielsen, and Latinos in Nevada: A Political, Economic and Social Profile, with John P. Tuman, Tiffiany O. Howard, and Nerses Kopalyan.
Professor Damore regularly comments on Nevada politics for local, national, and international media outlets and his commentary and analysis has been published by The Brookings Institution’s FixGov Blog, The Cook Political Report, HuffPost, Politico Magazine, and Monkey Cage. In addition to his positions at UNLV, Professor Damore is a Senior Nonresident Fellow in the Brookings Institution’s Governance Studies Program.
- Ph.D., Political Science, University of California, Davis
- M.A., Political Science, University of Georgia
- B.A., Political Science, University of California, San Diego