Political Science

Faculty & Staff

Dr. Mario Guerrero

Dr. Mario Guerrero
Department Chair & Professor of Political Science

Office Phone: 909-869-3885
Email: mag@cpp.edu
Office Location: 94-303
Office Hours:M 1:00-2:00pm; Tu 1:00-2:00pm; W 1:00-2:00pm; Th 1:00-2:00pm
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Academic Area

American Politics, Methodology

Areas of Expertise

Political behavior, elections, political communication, social media, new media, teaching

Research Statement

 Dr. Guerrero teaches courses on American politics including research methods, the presidency, Congress, and elections. His research includes work on new media, the political implication of social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter, and other facets of political behavior. Dr. Guerrero's work has received recognition from the American Political Science Association and he is a Ford Foundation Fellow. For more information, visit Dr. Guerrero's website.

Academic Degrees

  • PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2012
  • MA, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2008
  • BA, UCLA, 2005

Current Courses

The study of the United States and California Constitutions and political philosophies of founders; intergovernmental relations; political institutions and processes; behavior, rights and obligations of citizens within the constraints of the institutions. Meets state requirements for American Institutions.


Chaturvedi, M., and M. Guerrero. 2022. “Career Preparation and Faculty Advising: How Faculty Advising Can Improve Student Outcomes and Prepare Them for Life After Graduation.” Forthcoming at Journal of Political Science Education. 

Boyes, C., M. Guerrero, M. Lamb, M.A. Mendoza. 2021. “Preparing for the First Solo Teaching Experience.” in Strategies for Navigating Graduate School and Beyond, eds. K. Lorentz II, J.M. Hellwege, D.J. Mallinson, D. Phoenix, J.C. Strachan. American Political Science Association. (Link)

Chaturvedi, N., and M. Guerrero. 2021. “Success of Research Methods at the Department Level.” In The Palgrave Handbook of Political Research Pedagogy, eds. D.J. Mallinson, J.M. Hellwege, and E.D. Loepp. Palgrave Macmillian. (Link)

Conroy, M., J.T. Feezell, and M. Guerrero. 2016. "Internet Use and Political Participation: Engaging Citizenship Norms Through Online Activities." Journal of Information Technology Politics, 13(3), 95-107. (Link)

Conroy, M., M. Guerrero, and J.T. Feezell. 2015. "Terms of Engagement: Online Political Participation and the Impact on Offline Political Participation." in J. Vaughn and V. Farrah-Myers, eds., Controlling the Message, New York, NY: NYU Press. (Link

Guerrero, M. 2014. Book Review of Facebook Democracy: The Architect of Disclosure and the Threat of Public Life by J. Marchial, Political Science Quarterly, 129(1): 156-157. (Link)

Guerrero, M. and A. Rod. 2013. "Engaging in Office Hours: A Study of Student-Faculty Interaction and Academic Performance." Journal of Political Science Education 9(4): 403-416. (Link)

Guerrero, M., 2013. Book Review of "A Networked Self: Identity, Community, and Culture on Social Networking Sites" by Z. Pappichrissi, Information, Communication, & Society, 16(4): 633-634. (Link)

Conroy, M., J.T. Feezell, and M. Guerrero. 2012. "Facebook and Political Engagement: A Study of Online Political Group Membership and Offline Political Engagement." Computers in Human Behavior 28(5): 1535-1546. (Link)

Rahbek-Clemmensen, J., E. Archer, J.D. Barr, A. Belkin, M. Guerrero, C. Hall, and K.E.O. Swain. 2012. "Conceptualizing the Civil Military Gap." Armed Forces and Society 38(4): 669-678. (Link)