Associate Professor - Political Science
Dr. Alex Street grew up in the UK and has a BA from the University of Oxford. He holds a Ph.D. in political science from the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Street studies Comparative and American politics, focusing mainly on political participation. He has published articles about why immigrants naturalize, how voters choose between candidates, how immigrants develop a preference for political parties, and how voter registration laws affect turnout, among other topics. Dr. Street has served as an expert witness in court cases on voting rights in several states.
Every other year since 2014 students in Dr. Street's class on Elections have run the Carroll College Exit Poll to better understand the priorities of voters in Montana. More details here.
Dr. Street has worked at universities in the US, Italy and Germany, and also taught as a volunteer in prisons in California and New York. He enjoys spending time with his family and outdoors, especially in the mountains.