Marija Bekafigo , PhD

Marija Bekafigo Lecturer
Northern Arizona University
Politics and International Affairs
Blg 65 Rm #212
Phone: 928-523-0923


PhD, University of Florida

MA, University of Connecticut

BA, University of South Florida

Recent Publications 

Bekafigo, Marija Anna and Allison Pingley. (Forthcoming.) “Do Campaigns “Go Negative” on Twitter?” in yasmin ibrahim, Ed. Digital Spaces as Platforms for Politics and Political Messaging.

Bekafigo, Marija Anna and Allison Pingley. 2015. “Tweeting Negative: Determinants of Negative 

Campaigning in the 2011 Gubernatorial Elections.” International Journal of E-Politics. 6(1): 30-41.

Bekafigo, Marija Anna. 2014. “How is Leadership Exercised? Party Leaders’ and Committee Chairs“Actions.” Social Science History. 38(3): 291-310.

Bekafigo, Marija Anna and Allan McBride. 2013. “Who Tweets about Politics? Political Participation of  Twitter Users during the 2011 Gubernatorial Elections.” Social Science Computer Review 31(5): 625-643.

Bekafigo, Marija Anna, Diana Cohen, Jason Gainous and Kevin Wagner. 2013. “State Parties 2.0:   Facebook, Campaigns, and Elections.”International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society 9(1): 99-112.

Under Review

Bekafigo, Marija Anna. 2016. "The Exercise of Party and Committee Leadership in the U.S. House, 1949-2011."

Bekafigo, Marija Anna, Aaron Linville, and Zachary Simmons. 2016. "Does the Monkey Cage Blog Practice What it Preaches? Gender Bias in Political Science on Twitter."