Michael A. Armato
Ph.D. Candidate ~ University At Albany ~  Department of Political Science
Experienced Public Administrator


Welcome to my website! I am a doctoral candidate at the University At Albany working full-time on my dissertation. My major sub-field is American politics and my minor sub-field is public policy. My research interests include Congress, urban politics, political science pedagogy, New York Politics, and civic engagement. 

Also, I am a seasoned public administrator with diverse experience in the non-profit and government sectors. Please search around my website and feel free to contact me for any reason. Thanks for visiting!


2006-Present   Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science, University At Albany, State University of New York. Major- American Politics (passed comprehensive exam-6/2010). 

Minor- Public Policy (passed comprehensive exam-3/2010). 

Advanced to candidacy ( March 2011).

Dissertation Title: "Practicing Representation: The Influence of Political Competition on the Home Styles of U.S. Representatives.

2007  Master of Arts, University At Albany, State University of New York, Political Science.

2006  Bachelor of Arts ~ Magna Cum Laude,  Wagner College. Major of Public Policy & Administration with a concentration in Urban Policy. Minor of History.