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Andrew D. Martin is the special advisor to the interim dean of the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts and a professor of political science and statistics.

Dean Martin’s expertise is in the study of judicial decision-making, particularly with regard to the U.S. Supreme Court. He is the co-creator of the widely used Martin-Quinn Scores, which measure the ideology of Supreme Court justices, and co-author of the recently published An Introduction to Empirical Legal Research.

Andrew teaches courses in judicial decision-making and political methodology at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. He earned his B.A. in mathematics and government from the College of William & Mary and his Ph.D. in political science from Washington University in St. Louis.