Kendall Funk

Assistant Professor
Faculty
WEST Campus
Mailcode
3051
Asst Professor
Faculty
WEST Campus
Mailcode
3051
Affiliated Faculty
Faculty
WEST Campus
Mailcode
3051
Instructor
Faculty
WEST Campus
Mailcode
3051

Biography

Kendall D. Funk is an assistant professor of political science in the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences in ASU's New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences. Prior to her current appointment, Funk held a joint appointment as a postdoctoral scholar in the School of Politics and Global Studies and the Center for Organization Research and Design in the School of Public Affairs at Arizona State University. She received her doctorate in political science from Texas A&M University in 2017. 

Funk's research crosscuts several disciplines, including political science, public administration, international studies, and gender studies. Her primary research focuses on the causes and consequences of women's representation in political institutions, especially at the local level of government in Latin America. She also researches issues related to local governance, decentralization, international public management, and government performance. Her research has been published in a variety of peer-reviewed journals, including Political Research Quarterly; Politics & Gender; Politics, Groups, and Identities; Administration & Society; and the Revista Uruguay de Ciencia PolĂ­tica (Uruguayan Journal of Political Science).

Education

  • Ph.D. Political Science, Texas A&M University 2017
  • B.A. Political Science, Texas A&M University 2012

 

 

 

 

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Research Interests

Gender representation; local governments; decentralization; Latin America; international public management; government performance

Courses

Spring 2021
Course Number Course Title
SBS 303 Quantitative Methods
SOC 437 Women, Power, and Politics
POS 437 Women, Power, and Politics
JHR 598 Special Topics
Fall 2020
Course Number Course Title
POS 247 Intro to Latin Amer Politics
SBS 304 Social Statistics I
Spring 2020
Course Number Course Title
POS 493 Honors Thesis
SOC 499 Individualized Instruction
POS 499 Individualized Instruction
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
POS 247 Intro to Latin Amer Politics
SBS 304 Social Statistics I
POS 492 Honors Directed Study
Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
SOC 437 Women, Power, and Politics
POS 437 Women, Power, and Politics
Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
POS 247 Intro to Latin Amer Politics
SBS 304 Social Statistics I
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
PAF 200 Public Serv & Policy in 21st C
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
PAF 200 Public Serv & Policy in 21st C
POS 453 Latin America
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
PAF 200 Public Serv & Policy in 21st C
SGS 360 Cultural Aspects Globalization
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
PAF 200 Public Serv & Policy in 21st C
POS 453 Latin America