Michael A. Armato
Ph.D. Candidate ~ University at Albany, SUNY ~  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. I passed field examinations on American politics and public policy. My research interests include Congress, urban politics, political science pedagogy, state and local 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. Fields: American politics and public policy. 

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

Expected Completion: May 2016

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.