Peter Doerschler, Ph.D.

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Peter Doerschler
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Chair of the Department of Political Science, Professor
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Ph.D., Penn State University
M.A., Bowling Green State University
B.A., Bucknell University

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Peter Doerschler is a professor and department chair of political science who received his Ph.D. in political science from Penn State in 2004 and a M.A. in German from Bowling Green State University in 1998. Before coming to Bloomsburg University in the fall of 2008, he taught at Loras College from 2005-08 and at Providence College from 2004-05.

Doerschler's principle teaching and research interests include immigration, European politics, global warming, and globalization. His previous articles have appeared in Social Science Quarterly, Electoral Studies and German Politics. His current research focuses on the well-being of Muslims in Europe.

Research Interests

Immigration
European Politics
Comparative Political Behavior

Publications

  • Wood, Jessa, Ted Roggenbuck, Peter Doerschler, and Megan Hicks. 2018. “Sparking a Transition, Unmasking Confusion: An Empirical Study of the Benefits of a Writing Center Workshop About Patchwriting.” Writing Center Journal 37(1): 101-129.
  • Jackson, Pamela Irving and Peter Doerschler. 2018. “How Do Muslims Respond to Far-Right Political Mobilization in Their European State? Insight Turkey 20(3): 105-130.
  • Doerschler, Peter and Pamela Irving Jackson. 2018. “Radical Right-Wing Parties in Western Europe and their Populist Appeal: An Empirical Explanation.” Societies Without Borders 12(2).
  • Jackson, Pamela Irving and Peter Doerschler. 2016. “How Safe Do Majority Group Members, Ethnic Minorities, and Muslims Feel in Multicultural European Societies?” Democracy and Security, 12(4), 247-277.
  • Doerschler, Peter. 2015. “Die Linke: Still an Eastern Cultural Icon?” German Politics 24(3): 377-401. Jackson, Pamela Irving and Peter Doerschler. 2012. Benchmarking Muslim Well-Being in Europe: Reducing Disparities and Polarizations. Bristol, UK, Policy Press.
  • Banaszak, Lee Ann and Peter Doerschler. 2012. “Coalition Type and Voter's Support for Parties: Grand Coalitions in German Elections.” Electoral Studies 31(1): 46-59.
  • “How Safe Do Majority Group Members, Ethnic Minorities, and Muslims Feel in Multicultural European Societies?” (with Pamela Irving Jackson). 2016. Democracy and Security, 12(4), 247-277.
  • “Die Linke: Still an Eastern Cultural Icon?” 2015. German Politics 24(3): 377-401.
  • “Coalition Type and Voter's Support for Parties: Grand Coalitions in German Elections.” (with Lee Ann Banaszak). 2012. Electoral Studies 31(1): 46-59.
  • Benchmarking Muslim Well-Being in Europe: Reducing Disparities and Polarizations. (With Pamela Irving Jackson). 2012. The Policy Press.
  • "Do Muslims in Germany Really Fail to Integrate? Muslim Integration and Trust in Public Institutions” (with Pamela Irving Jackson). 2011. Journal of International Migration and Integration Aug. 23.
  • "Benchmarking Muslim Well-Being in Europe: Reducing Disparities and Polarizations" (with Pamela Irving Jackson). Anticipated publication July, 2012.
  • “Losers of Unification, Political Dissatisfaction, Ideology or Eastern Identity: Explaining the Changing Support for the PDS in Germany”. (With Lee Ann Banaszak). 2007. Electoral Studies 26: 359-370.
  • “Push-Pull Factors and the Development of Immigrants’ Political Attitudes in Germany.” 2006. Social Science Quarterly 86: 1100-1116.
  • “Education and the Development of Turkish and Yugoslavian Immigrants’ Political Attitudes in Germany”. 2004. German Politics 13: 449-480.