Emily C Baer

I successfully defended my dissertation, "Organizing for Reform: the Democratic Study Group and the Role of Party Factions in Driving Institutional Change in the House of Representatives," in July 2017. I will be an APSA Congressional Fellow for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • B.A. : Political Science, History, George Washington University, 2011.

Curriculum Vitae


  • American Politics
  • Legislative Politics
  • Political Parties
  • Democratic Study Group (DSG)
  • Congressional Reform
  • Party organization
  • Party factions
Courses Taught
  • Teaching Assistant: American Democracy in a Changing World
  • Teaching Assistant: Congressional Politics and Institutions
  • Teaching Assistant: Campaigns and Elections
  • Teaching Assistant: Quantitative Analysis in Political Science
  • Congressional Research Award, The Dirksen Congressional Center, 2014 - 2015
  • Fellow, Miller Center of Public Affairs, University of Virginia, July 2016 - June 2017