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Christina S. Barsky, Ph.D., M.P.A.

Assistant Professor, University of Montana

Christina Barsky teaches courses on election administration, state and local government, poverty policy, research methods, public budgeting, nonprofit administration, and American government. She is an assistant professor in the Baucus Institute Department of Public Administration and Policy where she serves as the faculty advisor for the University of Montana Chapter of Pi Alpha Alpha. Her research focuses on election administration and administrators as well as themes surrounding representative bureaucracy and front-line workers. In 2020, Christina was appointed to the Missoula County Election Advisory Committee.

Previously, Christina spent more than a decade leading transformative change efforts across the Western U.S. in her roles with a premier public affairs firm and a regional nonprofit collaborative.

Relevant writing:

Montana Democrats hustle for a spot in the U.S. House” in NPR

Wrong-sized ballots delay results in Montana US House race” in The Associated Press

New Montana Ballot Collection Law Raises Concerns Over Voting Access” in Yellowstone Public Radio



State Expertise: National, Ariz., Mont.
Speaks: English

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