Professor, Departments of Sociology and Government
Christine and Stanley E. Adams, Jr. Centennial Professor in the Liberal Arts
Education: Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Research Interests: Dr. Paxton has taught at the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) Summer Training Program in Advanced Statistical Techniques and has consulted for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). She is the author of articles and books on prosocial behavior, women in politics, and quantitative methodology.