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Cory Manento
Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science
Phone: (860) 297-2545 Office Location: Downes Memorial
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Trinity College faculty member since 2020 View office hours for Spring 2021
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Degrees:
Ph.D., Brown Univ. (2021)
A.M., Brown Univ. (2017)
B.A., Central Connecticut State Univ (2014)

Cory Manento is a visiting lecturer in Political Science. His research primarily focuses on the dynamic between candidates, parties, and voters in congressional primary elections. In the past, Cory has taught courses on Congress and American Government and Politics at Stonehill College. He has also worked across town as a legislative operations specialist at the Connecticut General Assembly. In the classroom, Cory strives to connect specialized course content to broader contemporary, institutional, and historical contexts. His teaching philosophy emphasizes inclusion, engagement, and the writing and critical thinking skills that empower students to actively engage with and participate in the political world.