Ph.D. University of Massachusetts, Political Science 2016
M.A. University of Massachusetts, Political Science 2013
B.A. Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, History and English, 2008
Legislative Aide, Massachusetts House of Representatives, 2008-2011
2017 APSA Jack Walker Award Selection Committee, Chair
2015 American Political Science Association Jack Walker Award
Assistant Professor of Computational Social Science, Stevens Institute of Technology, 2017-Present
Post-Doctortal Fellow in Computationsl Social Science, Digital and Computational Studies, Bowdoin College, 2015-2017
American Political Science Association, Midwest Political Science Association, Southern Political Science Association
- Michael S. Kowal. (2017). "Corporate Politicking, Together: Corporations, Trade Association Networks, and Political Activity", Business and Politics.
- Bruce A. Desmarai, Vincent Moscardelli, Brian F. Schaffner, and Michael S. Kowal. (2015). "Measuring legislative collaboration: The Senate press events network", Social Networks.
- Bruce A. Desmarais, Raymond La Raja, and Michael S. Kowal. (2014). "The Fates of Challengers in US House Elections: The Role of Extended Party Networks in Supporting Candidates and Shaping Electoral Outcomes", American Journal of Political Science.