Frederick Solt

Associate Professor

Drop-in hours: TTh 10:30am–Noon

Frederick Solt is an Associate Professor of Political Science. His primary research interests are in comparative politics and focus on the consequences of economic inequality for political attitudes and behavior. His work on this topic has appeared in the American Journal of Political Science, the Journal of Politics, the British Journal of Political Science, and other journals.

To facilitate this research, he created and maintains the Standardized World Income Inequality Database (SWIID), which provides the most comparable data available on income inequality for countries around the world over the past half-century.

Research areas
  • Comparative Politics
  • Political Methodology
Frederick Solt
Ph.D., University of North Carolina, 2003

324 Schaeffer Hall (SH)
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States