Name: Dr. Danielle Langfield
Title: Assistant Professor of Political Science
Office Location: Fontaine 201
Extension: (845) 575-3000 ext. 2890
Degrees Held:

B.A.U., Xavier University (Ohio)
M.A., Ohio State University
Ph.D., Ohio State University


Democratization and Regime Change
Political Parties and Electoral Systems
Political and Economic Development
Developing countries, especially southern Africa and India


“Opposition Growth in Dominant Party Systems: Coalitions in South Africa.”  Government and Opposition. 49(2), pp. 290-312, 2014. Published online 19 September 2013. DOI:10.1017/gov.2013.31.


Courses taught:

  • Introduction to Comparative Politics (POSC 111)
  • Politics of Developing Areas
  • Democratization
  • African Politics
  • Comparative Parties & Elections
  • U.S. Foreign Policy
  • Global Health Politics
  • Introduction to Global Issues
  • First Year Seminar