Mark D. Ramirez (Ph.D, Texas A&M University) is an Associate Professor in the School of Politics and Global Studies at Arizona State University. He previously served as a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Center for Empirical Research in the Law at Washington University in St. Louis. 

His expertise is in the study of public opinion and political psychology, with a special emphasis on political preference formation and the extent that citizens influence political outcomes. Currently, he is working on a project examining the importance of beliefs about corporate America in shaping the ways that citizens form their preferences toward the private and public provision of services. His research appears in the American Journal of Political Science, British Journal of Political Science, Journal of PoliticsPolitical BehaviorPolitical PsychologyPublic Opinion Quarterly, Race and Justice, Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justiceand Criminology.  

Professor Ramirez teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on political psychology, political marketing, public opinion, race and politics, research design, and applied statistics (e.g., maximum likelihood estimation, time series econometrics, introductory statistics).