Alex Aguado, Ph.D.

(256) 765-4543
UNA Box 5019
Willingham Hall 211
Associate Professor, Political Science

Research & Teaching Fields:

Public Administration, Policy, & American Politics

St. Mary's Univ. (San Antonio) B.A 1996
St. Mary's Univ. (San Antonio) M.PA. 1998
Univ. of Kansas Ph.D. 2003


Research, Teaching and Other Interests:

  • Professor Aguado’s research broadly examines political participation and its consequences. Currently he is investigating the role of civic engagement and its potential to stratify society.
  • Dr. Aguado teaches introduction to American politics, public administration, policy, research methods, Congress and the presidency, elections, voting behavior, and interest groups.
  • Dr. Aguado earned his B.A. in Music, specializing in classical guitar, at St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, TX.
  • Dr. Aguado's dissertation is: Scaling fences: The case for social capital as a deterrent of group homogeneity. (University of Kansas, 2003)

Courses Taught:

  • PS 241: US Government and Politics
  • PS 243: State and Local Government
  • PS 244: Public Policy and Administration
  • PS 301W: Political Science Scope and Methods
  • PS 311: Public Administration
  • PS 411: Religion, Politics, and Public Policy
  • PS 414: Urban Politics
  • PS 415: Ethics in Administrative Leadership