Elliott Fullmer

      Elliott Fullmer is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Randolph-Macon College (R-MC), in Ashland, Virginia.    Professor Fullmer teaches a wide variety of undergraduate courses, including the American Presidency, the Federal Budget, Political Parties, Interest Group Politics, Identity Politics, Retail Politics, Presidential Elections, and Research Methods.


In 2017, he was awarded his College’s Thomas Branch Award for Excellence in Teaching.   Before joining the R-MC faculty in 2013, Professor Fullmer taught courses at Hood College, James Madison University, and Georgetown University. He also worked as a researcher at the Sunlight Foundation, a non-profit organization in Washington.   Professor Fullmer has published research on elections and voting behavior in several peer-reviewed journals, including the Election Law Journal, American Politics Research, Presidential Studies Quarterly, State Politics & Policy Quarterly, and the Forum. His work has also appeared in (or been cited by) Congressional Quarterly’s Guide to Interest Groups and Lobbying, USA Today, NPR, Reuters, and other media outlets.   Professor Fullmer holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Villanova University (2005), as well as a Master of Arts (2010) and a Doctorate in Government (2013) from Georgetown University. He is originally from New Jersey.