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Robinson, Rob R.

Associate Professor of Political Science

Politics, Administration, and Justice

Office: 657-278-3653

Department: 657-278-3521



Rob Robinson is assistant professor of political science in the Division of Politics, Administration and Justice at California State University, Fullerton. He holds an M.A. and a Ph. D. in political science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and previously taught at Rhodes College and the University of Alabama at Birmingham prior to coming to CSUF. His research involves the study of and reactions to judicial decision-making, the political and legal development of the Supreme Court, and the role of culture and ideas in shaping policy and politics. His scholarship has been published in multiple venues, including Law & Society Review, Public Administration, Policy Studies Journal, the Justice System Journal, The Forum, and Policy & Politics.

Areas of Knowledge:

  • Constitutional Law
  • Judicial Politics, Polarization and Cognition
  • American Politics
  • American Elections
  • Congress
  • U.S. Presidency


  • Political Science
  • Politics -- Elections/Campaigns