Dan McCarthy, PhD, is an adjunct professor at Manhattanville College who specializes in American government. He has recently spoken with news media about the Presidential election. McCarthy teaches Comparative Politics, Sports and International Relations, Comparative Politics, Women and Law, and Introduction to Global Studies. McCarthy has also taught similar courses at Mercy College and the College of New Rochelle among others. McCarthy earned his Bachelor of Arts from Manhattan College and his Master of Arts and PhD from the University of Notre Dame.
Areas of Expertise (3)
University of Notre Dame: Ph.D. 1983
University of Notre Dame: M.A. 1977
Manhattan College: B.A. 1975
Selected Media Appearances (2)
Professor Discusses U.S. House, NYS Senate Races In The Hudson Valley
A number of New York state Senate races, especially in the Hudson Valley, hang in the balance, awaiting absentee ballot counting to see if Democrats gain ground. Two congressional races that are closer than expected expose a rift in the Democratic Party and the strength of Republicans regardless of President Trump’s actions.
Election 2020: New York Leads Potentially Record Setting Wave Of Republican Women Elected To Congress
CBS New York online
Daniel McCarthy, a political scientist at Manhattanville College, said the GOP focus on electing women was the smart and obvious move. “College educated women in suburbs were turning away from the republicans and becoming democrats… But, if given a choice of a woman running on the republican line, many of those women stayed with the party,” said McCarthy.
Selected Event Appearances (3)
The Paranoid Style and American Political Science: The Study of Conspiracy Theories 1968-2018
Northeastern Political Science Association Conference (2018) Montreal, Canada
The Global Warming Hoax: Conspiracy Theory and Science
Northeastern Political Science Association Conference (2014) Philadelphia, USA
No Sheeple Left Behind: Christian Apocalyptic Literature and the New World Order Conspiracy
Northeastern Political Science Association Conference (2011) Philadelphia, USA