Associate Professor and Ecampus Coordinator - Political Science

Office: 541-737-4729

Bexell Hall

Bexell Hall 312

2251 SW Campus Way

2251 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331
Additional Information: 


  • Political Science 201: Introduction to United States Government and Politics
  • Political Science 312: Presidential Politics
  • Political Science 311: Congressional Politics

Research Interests

  • Racial and Ethnic Politics
  • Political Behavior
  • Political Representation
  • Congress
  • Public Opinion and Elections
  • Gender and Politics

Curriculum Vitae

Personal Web Site


Brief Vita


  • Ph. D., University of California, Irvine, Political Science, June 2010
  • M.A., University of California, Irvine, Political Science, 2009         
  • B.A. University of California, Riverside, Major: Political Science, Minor: Statistics 2004


  • Assistant Professor, Oregon State University, Fall 2015-Present
  • Assistant Professor, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale 2011-2015
  • Assistant Professor, Wellesley College 2010 – 2011


A detailed list of publications, replication files and a full CV can be accessed on

  • Christopher Stout. 2015. Bringing Race Back In: Black Politicians, Deracialization, and Voting Behavior in the Age of Obama. (University of Virginia Press)
  • Christopher Stout and Reuben Kline. “Racialization, Competitiveness and Polling Discrepancies for Minority Candidates." Public Opinion Quarterly (Forthcoming)
  • Vanessa Stout, Kelsy Kretschmer, and Christopher Stout. “The Continuing Significance of History: An Active Learning Simulation to Teach Racial Inequality." Journal of Political Science Education (Forthcoming)
  • Christopher Stout and Jennifer R. Garcia. 2015. “The Big Tent Effect: Descriptive Candidates and Black and Latino Political Partisanship" American Politics Research Vol. 43 No. 2
  • Christopher Stout and Danvy Le. 2012. “Living the Dream: Barack Obama and Blacks Changing Perceptions of the American Dream" Social Science Quarterly Vol. 93 No. 5
  • Christopher Stout and Reuben Kline. 2011.”I’m Not Voting for Her: Polling Discrepancies and Female Candidates" Political Behavior Vol. 33 No. 3

Profile Field Tabs

Affiliated with: 
School of Public Policy
Research/Career Interests: 

Policy Areas: Public opinion, polling accuracy, race and politics, minority voting behavior 

PhD: University of California, Irvine

PhD Faculty
MPP Faculty
SPP Concentration: 
Energy Policy
Environmental Policy
Law, Crime and Policy
Rural Policy
Social Policy
SPP Program: 
Political Science