Skip to main content

Matthew May, Ph.D.

Matthew May Headshot

Research Scholar, SPS Survey Research Director
(208) 426-3715

Environmental Research Building (ERB) #2163
Boise State University
1910 University Drive
Boise, ID 83725-1935

Matthew May’s research interests include elections, electoral policy and the legislative process, with particular attention paid to the implications of Idaho‚Äôs recent shift to a closed primary system. He has extensive experience with survey design and quantitative analysis and during his time at IPI has worked on projects dealing with public policy in education, health and welfare, agricultural issues and public safety, among others. In his spare time, Matthew is an avid reader and enjoys writing, photography and baseball.

Research Interests

  • State and Local Government
  • Elections
  • Primary Elections
  • Legislative Behavior
  • Legislative Process
  • Reapportionment and Redistricting
  • Property Taxes
  • Survey Design
  • Survey Research

Download Dr. May’s CV