• Associate Professor Michael Rocca is one of UNM’s award-winning instructors who teaches graduate and undergraduate courses on American politics, the US Congress and the American presidency.
  • Most of his work deals with the politics of congressional position taking and campaign contributions, respectively. He also conducts research on Latino politics in the US Congress. 
  • Rocca received his Ph.D. in political science from the University of California, Davis in 2004.

Additional areas of interest
Rocca's subfield is American politics and his primary research and teaching interests relate to American national institutions, particularly the US Congress.

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