Gayle Alberda

Gayle's HeadshotVisiting Professor
Office Location: 226A Meredith Hall

Gayle Alberda received her PhD in Political Science from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, and her M.P.A. and B.S. degree from Central Michigan University. Her prior work experience in the political field includes lobbying in Washington D.C. as well as the state and local levels, working on numerous campaigns including state house, city council, governor, president, and U.S. Senate races in multiple states. Professor Alberda’s research interests include the impact of election laws on local elections, peer effects on political behavior and citizen engagement.

ArtSci News
October 20, 2016
The Comparison Project will present the third event in its 2016–2017 series on death and dying. A community interfaith dialogue on Oct. 27 will feature representatives of three different refugee religions in Des Moines.