Grant Buckles, PhD

Part-Time Faculty



Grant Buckles is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Louisville. His research and teaching focuses on political methodology, especially survey methods, measurement, and experimental design. Substantively, he examines individual decision-making in contexts that include elite negotiations in authoritarian regimes, political participation, undergoverned spaces, and interactions with artificial intelligence.  His research has been published in British Journal of Political Science.

In addition to his position at the University of Louisville, he is Senior Research Consultant at Gallup. Previously, he was a graduate fellow at The Carter Center. He earned a B.A. in Political Science and French Language and Literature from Transylvania University in 2011 and a Ph.D. in Political Science from Emory University, specializing in comparative political institutions, mass political behavior, and international political economy.

For more information about Grant, see his personal website:

Research Areas

Survey Methodology
Experimental Design
Political Economy
Comparative Political Behavior

Teaching Areas

Contemporary Political Research