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Joshua J. Dyck

Professor & Chair of Political Science; Director of the Center for Public Opinion, UMass Lowell

Dr. Joshua J. Dyck is Professor and Chair of the Political Science Department at UMass Lowell, where he has been on faculty since 2012. Dr. Dyck studies American Politics, Elections, Public Opinion, Voting Behavior, State Politics and Policy. He is an expert on the politics of direct democracy and political polarization in the American electorate. His most recent book is The Power of Partisanship (2023, Oxford University Press, with Shanna Pearson-Merkowitz).


  • –present
    Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Massachusetts Lowell