- Ph.D. (Syracuse University) 2006, M.A. (Syracuse University) 1992, B.A. (Canisius College) 1991
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Mack Mariani is a Buffalo native and the 2008 chicken wing eating champion of Xavier University. He also earned his BA at Canisius College (1991) and his MA and PHD at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University (1992, 2006). Professor Mariani's teaching and research interests include campaigns and elections, congress and the legislative process, women and politics, and political internships/experiential learning. Mariani is co-author of Diverging Parties (Westview Press, 2003) and co-editor of the Insider's Guide to Political Internships (Westview Press, 2002). His research has appeared in Legislative Studies Quarterly, Political Science Quarterly, PS: Political Science and Politics, Politics and Gender, Comparative State Politics and the Journal of Terrorism and Political Violence.