Dr. Maurice Mangum
Assistant Professor - Political Science
Ph.D., Louisiana State University
SPA/COLABS Bldg. Faculty Suite 402AE
Phone: (713) 313-4834
Maruice Mangum is an Assistant Professor of Political Science in the Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs at Texas Southern University (TSU) in Houston, Texas. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the Ralph Bunche Journal of Public Affairs.
A leading scholar in the field of African-American politics, he is the author of several articles focusing on the political attitudes and political participation of African Americans. He has published in the Political Research Quarterly, Politics and Religion, Policy Studies Journal, Polity, Journal of Black Studies, American Review of Politics, National Political Science Review, and the Journal of Political Science. Additionally, he has published several chapters in edited volumes.
Dr. Mangum’s research generally focuses on American political behavior (attitudes and participation. He studies American public opinion on political trust, affirmative action, and immigration. Specifically, his research examines the political effects of religion and church on African Americans and the explanatory power of race/group consciousness on the attitudes and participation of African Americans.
In 2007, Dr Maruice Mangum was recognized for his outstanding work in the classroom. The National Conference of Black Political Scientists selected him as the recipient of the Anna J. Cooper Teaching Award for Excellence in Teaching.