Kristoffer (Kip) Jackson – Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
Kip Jackson is a Financial Economist in the Economics Department at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. His research focuses primarily on measuring land-use regulation and estimating its effects on housing markets and the demographic make-up of cities. Dr. Jackson holds a Ph.D. from the University of California-Irvine and a B.S. from Utah State University.
Alan M. Jacobs – University of British Columbia
Alan M. Jacobs is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of British Columbia. He specializes in the comparative politics of advanced industrialized democracies, the politics of public policy, public opinion, and research methodology. Jacobs is the author of Governing for the Long Term: Democracy and the Politics of Investment (Cambridge University Press, 2011), which examines the conditions under which elected governments invest in the future. He currently teaches courses on comparative public policy, on qualitative research methods, and on research design.
David Jacobs – The Ohio State University
David Jacobs is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at The Ohio State University. His research mostly involves studies in political sociology using a political economic perspective applied to issues such as labor relations and criminal justice outcomes like the use of the death penalty.
Lawrence Jacobs – University of Minnesotakeo
Lawrence R. Jacobs is the Walter F. and Joan Mondale Chair for Political Studies and Director of the Center for the Study of Politics and Governance in the Hubert H. Humphrey School and the Department of Political Science at the University of Minnesota. His center is a preeminent hub for political and policy analysis in the Midwest. Dr. Jacobs has published 14 books and edited volumes and dozens of articles on elections, legislative and presidential politics, elections and public opinion, and a range of public policies including health care reform and American politics (Oxford University Press, 2010) and Politicians Don’t Pander: Political Manipulation and the Loss of Democratic Responsiveness (with Robert Y. Shapiro, University of Chicago Press).
Matthew L. Jacobsmeier is an assistant professor of political science at West Virginia University. His research deals with representation, public opinion, and political behavior, and focuses on the effects of race and religion. His work has appeared inState Politics and Policy Quarterly, Politics and Religion, PS: Political Science and Politics, and edited volumes.
Grant Jacobsen – University of Oregon
Grant Jacobsen is an associate professor at the University of Oregon who specializes in environmental economics and policy. His research has addressed topics related to renewable energy, energy efficiency, air pollution, extraction of natural gas and oil, carbon offsets, and climate change awareness.
Mireille Jacobson – The University of California, Irvine
Mireille Jacobson is an associate professor of economics and public policy and Director of the Center for Health Care Management and Policy at The Merage School of Business. She is also a research associate in the Health Care program at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Her research focuses broadly on the impact of incentives in health care markets on physician, hospital and patient behavior. Her current projects include an analysis of the impact of Medicare payment policies on physician treatment decisions and patient outcomes and the impact of health insurance on medical expenditure risk and financial strain. Her work has appeared in The Quarterly Journal of Economics, American Economic Journal – Applied Economics, The New England Journal of Medicine and Health Affairs.
Jillian Jaeger – Boston University
Jillian Jaeger is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Political Science at Boston University. Her research focuses on racial and ethnic politics, voting behavior, and the political incorporation of immigrants and minorities in the United States.
William Jaeger – University of Colorado at Boulder
William Jaeger is a doctoral candidate at the University of Colorado at Boulder and has been published in State Politics and Policy Quarterly.
John S. Jahera, Jr. – Auburn University
John S. Jahera, Jr. is the Lowder Professor of Finance at Auburn University where he has served since 1980. Dr. Jahera is the author of almost 90 articles in a variety of journals including the Journal of Financial Research, the Journal of Law, Economics & Organization, Research in Finance, the Journal of Real Estate Finance & Economics and the Journal of Banking & Finance. Dr. Jahera currently serves as co-editor of the Journal of Financial Economic Policy and is on the Editorial Board of Corporate Finance Review, Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets & Policies and the International Journal of Business and Finance Research.
Beate Jahn – University of Sussex
Beate Jahn is Professor of International Relations at the University of Sussex. She previously taught at the New School for Social Research in New York. She writes about liberalism, liberal foreign policies, international theory and classical political theory. Her latest books include ‘Liberal Internationalism. Theory, History, Practice‘ (Palgrave 2013), ‘Classical Theory in International Relations‘ (Cambridge University Press 2006).
Laura Jaitman – Inter- American Development Bank
Laura Jaitman leads the citizen security and justice research programme at the Inter- American Development Bank (IDB) in Washington DC.
Andrew Jalil – Occidental College
Andrew Jalil is Assistant Professor of Economics at Occidental College. His research focuses on the causes and effects of financial crises, macroeconomic policy during the Great Depression, and the effects of monetary and fiscal policy.
Amaney A. Jamal – Princeton University
Amaney A. Jamal is the Edwards S. Sanford Professor of Politics at Princeton University and director of the Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice. Jamal also directs the Workshop on Arab Political Development. She currently is President of the Association of Middle East Women’s Studies (AMEWS). The focus of her current research is democratization and the politics of civic engagement in the Arab world. Her interests also include the study of Muslim and Arab Americans and the pathways that structure their patterns of civic engagement in the U.S. Jamal’s books include Barriers to Democracy, which explores the role of civic associations in promoting democratic effects in the Arab world (winner 2008 APSA Best Book Award in comparative democratization); and, as coauthor, Race and Arab Americans Before and After 9/11: From Invisible Citizens to Visible Subjects (2007) and Citizenship and Crisis: Arab Detroit after 9/11 (2009). Her most recent book Of Empires and Citizens was published by Princeton University Press, Fall 2012.
Alexander James – University of Alaska, Anchorage
Alexander James is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Alaska, Anchorage. After receiving his Ph.D in economics from the University of Wyoming, he spent two years as a research fellow at the Center for the Analysis of Resource Rich Economies. His research interests are broad, including a variety of topics related to natural resources, the environment, economic development and public policy.
Joshua Jansa – University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Joshua Jansa is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Political Science at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. His research interests include interest groups, state politics, economic policy, and inequality.
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Ron Jarmin – Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau
Ron Jarmin is Assistant Director at the Centre for Economic Studies at the U.S. Census Bureau.
Lee Jarvis is Reader in International Security at the University of East Anglia. His books include Security: A Critical Introduction (with Jack Holland) and Anti-terrorism, Citizenship and Security (with Michael Lister). He is currently PI on the RCUK-funded project British [Muslim] Values.
Jay Jennings – Temple University
Jay Jennings received his PhD in Political Science from Temple University in 2015. His research focuses on political psychology, political communication, and civic engagement. He is currently a researcher at Temple University’s Institute for Public Affairs.
Jee Seon Jeon – Florida State University
Jee Seon Jeon is an assistant professor of political science at Florida State University. She received her Ph.D. in Political Science from Washington University in St. Louis. As a formal theorist and comparativist, she studies dynamic bargaining models, concentration of political and economic power, and voting models. Her work has appeared in Electoral Studies, Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties, and Public Choice.
Jolanda Jetten – University of Queensland
Jolanda Jetten is Professor of Social Psychology at the University of Queensland. Her research is concerned with social identity, group processes and intergroup relations. She has a special interest in marginal group membership, deviance within groups, normative influence and conformity, prejudice and discrimination, coping with stigma, and, recently, she has examined the way identity can protect health and well-being. She is the director of the Centre of Research on Social Psychology (CRiSP), and previous Editor in Chief of the British Journal of Social Psychology (with prof. John Dixon; 2009-2014).
William Jeynes – California State University, Long Beach
William Jeynes is a Professor of Education at California State University, Long Beach. His research interests cover a wide range of issues that include education, psychology, economics, history, religion, and sociology. His multidisciplinary approach has helped enable him to develop special relationships with the US and Korean governments. He has done a considerable amount of quantitative and qualitative research on how to bridge the achievement gap, parental involvement, religious commitment, historical trends, school choice, family structure, religious schools, discrimination, bullying, reading instruction, and public policy. He has written for the White House and for both the G.W. Bush and Obama administrations.
Caitlin Jewitt – Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Caitlin Jewitt is an Assistant Professor of political science at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Her research agenda focuses on the institutional rules of elections, primary elections, and voter behavior. She is currently working on a book project examining the electoral rules surrounding presidential primaries and caucuses in the United States.
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Benedict S. Jimenez – Northeastern University
Benedict S. Jimenez is Assistant Professor at Northeastern University in Boston. His research focuses on urban public finance and management. He is the recipient of the Donald C. Stone Junior Scholar Award from the American Society for Public Administration, and the Paul A. Volcker Junior Scholar Award from the American Political Science Association.
Ashley Jochim – Center on Reinventing Public Education
Ashley Jochim is a Research Analyst at the Center on Reinventing Public Education. Her research addresses the politics of K-12 education policy, policy design and implementation, and issue polarization in American politics.
Morgen S. Johansen is an Assistant Professor in the Public Administration Program and Public Policy Center at the University of Hawaii. Her research focuses on social equity and justice issues, particularly in health care and education.
Burton St. John III – Old Dominion University
Burton St. John III is Associate Professor in the Department of Communication and Theatre Arts, Old Dominion University.
Tracy L. Johns – University of Florida
Tracy L. Johns is the Research Director at the Florida Survey Research Center (FSRC) at the University of Florida and holds a special faculty appointment as an Assistant In with the UF Department of Political Science. She has designed and overseen the implementation of hundreds of research projects at the FSRC and also teaches graduate courses in data analysis and research methodology. Her primary research interests are focused on the study of crime and deviant behavior and issues of inequality.
Byron R. Johnson – Baylor University
Byron Johnson is Distinguished Professor of the Social Sciences at Baylor University. He is the founding director of the Baylor Institute for Studies of Religion (ISR) as well as director of the Program on Prosocial Behavior. He is recognized as a leading authority on the scientific study of religion, the efficacy of faith-based organizations, prisoner reentry, and criminal justice. His next book will be released in August. The Angola Prison Seminary: Effects of Faith-Based Ministry on Identity Transformation, Desistance, and Rehabilitation (Routledge, 2016).
David Kyle Johnson – King’s College, Wilkes-Barre, PA
David Kyle Johnson is an associate professor of philosophy at King’s College in Pennsylvania. He has published in journals such as Religious Studies, Sophia, Philoand Think and has done extensive work using popular culture to explain and illustrate philosophical ideas and arguments. He has edited books on Inception, Heroes andIntroducing Philosophy through Pop Culture and written articles on everything fromSouth Park, The Hobbit, and Doctor Who to The Onion, Quentin Tarantino and Christmas. He is currently working on a book titled The Myths That Stole Christmas: Seven Misconceptions that Hijacked the Holiday and How We Can Take it Back.
Gbemende Johnson – Hamilton College
Gbemende Johnson received her Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University and is currently an Assistant Professor of Government at Hamilton College. Her research interests include American Institutions, Judicial Politics, and Executive Branch Politics. Most of her current research focuses on the intersection of executive branch power and judicial decision-making. Her research has appeared in the American Journal of Political Science and State Politics and Policy Quarterly.
Jeremy R. Johnson – Penn State University
Jeremy R. Johnson is a PhD Student at Penn State University. His research interests are primarily on Judicial Politics, focusing on judicial selection.
Martin Johnson – Louisiana State University
Martin Johnson is Kevin P. Reilly, Sr. Chair in Political Communication and Professor of Mass Communication and Political Science at Louisiana State University. He studies media, politics, public opinion, political psychology, and public policy. In addition to his book, Changing Minds or Changing Channels? (University of Chicago Press, with Kevin Arceneaux), he has published papers in the American Journal of Political Science, the British Journal of Political Science, The Journal of Politics, Human Communication Research, Political Communication, Political Psychology, and Political Analysis, among other scholarly venues. His research has been supported by grants from the National Science Foundation, the John Randolph and Dora Haynes Foundation, and Time-sharing Experiments for the Social Sciences.
Richard Johnson – Nuffield College, University of Oxford
Richard Johnson is a DPhil candidate in Politics at Nuffield College, Oxford. He is currently a visiting graduate researcher at Yale’s Institution for Social and Policy Studies. His doctoral research focuses on race, representation, and elections in the United States.
Tim Johnson – Willamette University
Tim Johnson is an Assistant Professor of Public Management and Public Policy at Willamette University’s Atkinson Graduate School of Management. His research seeks to understand how individuals use formal institutions, social norms, and their knowledge of behavioral regularities in order to achieve successful cooperation and strong organizational performance.Read articles by Tim Johnson.
Tyler Johnson – University of Oklahoma
Tyler Johnson is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Oklahoma. His research interests lie at the intersection of American political behavior and institutions, using elite activity and norms to explain aggregate/individual opinion and media coverage.
Alison Johnston – Oregon State University
Alison Johnston is Assistant Professor in Comparative Political Economy at Oregon State University.
Bryan Jones – University of Texas at Austin
Bryan Jones is Professor and J. J. “Jake” Pickle Regents Chair in Congressional Studies in the Department of Government at the University of Texas at Austin. his research interests center in the study of public policy processes, American governing institutions, and the connection between human decision-making and organizational behavior.
David R. Jones – City University of New York
David R. Jones is Professor of Political Science at Baruch College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York. He received his PhD from the University of California, Los Angeles. His research on congressional behavior and elections has been published in several scholarly journals. He is also the author of Political Parties and Policy Gridlock in American Government and coauthor, with Monika L. McDermott, of Americans, Congress, and Democratic Responsiveness: Public Evaluations of Congress and Electoral Consequences.
Jennifer J. Jones – University of California—Irvine
Jennifer J. Jones is a Doctoral Candidate in the Department of Political Science at the University of California—Irvine. Her research is focused at the intersection of American politics, political psychology, and political communication, and her dissertation builds on this article to examine the linguistic styles of US party leaders, governors and presidential candidates and to explore whether such language acts as an implicit cue informing candidate evaluations.
Phil Jones – University of Delaware
Philip Edward Jones is an Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Relations at the University of Delaware. His research is focused on public opinion and electoral behavior, and in particular how voters respond to political elites. His work on democratic accountability has appeared in numerous journals including the American Journal of Political Science, the Journal of Politics, and Political Behavior.
Roderick W. Jones – Indiana University
Roderick W. Jones is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Criminal Justice at Indiana University. His research interests are in the areas of spatial dynamics of urban crime rates, the role of housing policy and planning on crime rates, social structure and crime, violence, and suicide, and theoretical integration and elaboration. Roderick’s recent research appears in Crime & Delinquency, Social Science Quarterly, and Cityscape.
Michael Jones-Correa – Cornell University
Michael Jones-Correa is a Professor of Government at Cornell University. . He is a co-author of Latinos in the New Millennium (Cambridge, 2012) and Latino Lives in America: Making It Home (Temple, 2010). His current research interests include civic engagement among native-born and immigrants in Philadelphia and Atlanta and ethnic diversity in the suburbs, and its implication for immigrants’ incorporation into local and national politics.
Mark L. Joseph – Case Western Reserve University
Mark Joseph is an Associate Professor at the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University, Director of the National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities and a Faculty Associate at the Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development. His general research interests are urban poverty and community development. His current research focuses on mixed-income development as a strategy for addressing urban poverty, with particular attention to transforming public housing developments.
Hee-Jung Jun – Sungkyunkwan University
Hee-Jung Jun is an assistant professor in the Department of Public Administration and Graduate School of Governance at Sungkyunkwan University. Her research interests include neighborhood dynamics, sustainable community development, and social capital.
Jiwook Jung – National University of Singapore
Jiwook Jung is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at the National University of Singapore. His research explores how the growing hegemony of the financial sector has shaped corporate control and governance in the U.S. and in Japan.
Brian Kalt – Michigan State University
Brian Kalt is Professor of Law & the Harold Norris Faculty Scholar at Michigan State University. Before coming to MSU College of Law, Professor Kalt worked at the Washington D.C. office of Sidley and Austin in one of the top appellate law practices in the country. He has also served as a law clerk for the Honorable Danny J. Boggs, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit. Professor Kalt’s research focuses on structural constitutional law and juries.
Camille Kamga – City College of New York
Camille Kamga is an Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering at the City College of New York and the Director of the University Transportation Research Center (UTRC) – a consortium of 19 U.S. academic institutions. He is leading UTRC in innovative research, education, and technology transfer programs; addressing issues of urban mobility and sustainability; as well as concepts and technologies related to Big Data applications to transportation and traffic engineering.
Kevin Kane – University of California-Irvine
Kevin Kane, PhD is a postdoctoral research fellow in the Metropolitan Futures Initiative at the University of California, Irvine. He is an economic geographer interested in the quantitative spatial analysis of urban land-use change and urban development patterns, municipal governance, institutions, and economic development. His research uses land change as an outcome measure – in the form of changes to the built environment, shifting patterns of employment, or the socioeconomic composition of places – and links these to drivers of change including policy, structural economic shifts, or preferences for how we use and travel across urban space.
Karam Kang – Carnegie Mellon University
Karam Kang is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Carnegie Mellon University. She received her PhD from the University of Pennsylvania. Her research focuses broadly on applied microeconomics, with a particular interest in lobbying, procurement, and regulation.
Kristin Kanthak – University of Pittsburgh
Kristin Kanthak, a native of Walnut, Calif., joined Pitt’s faculty in 2006. She is a coauthor of The Diversity Paradox: Political Parties, Legislatures, and the Organizational Foundations of Representation in America, which was named the recipient of the 2013 Alan Rosenthal Prize. The annual award is sponsored by the American Political Science Association’s Legislative Studies Section and is given to the best book or article on legislative studies that has potential value to legislative practitioners. Kanthak received her PhD in political science from the University of Iowa.
Daniel Kapellmann – University of Washington
Daniel Kapellmann is a Mexican international relations graduate and IT Consultant for The Competitive Intelligence Unit. He currently studies the Master of Science in Information Management at the University of Washington. Contact him on Twitter at @Kapellmann.
Sacha Kapoor – Erasmus University Rotterdam
Sacha Kapoor is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. His research interests include applied microeconomics, the economics of organizations, and labor economics.
Andrew Karch – University of Minnesota
Andrew Karch is Arleen C. Carlson Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Minnesota. His research centers on the political determinants of public policy choices in the contemporary United States, with a particular focus on federalism and state politics. His most recent book, Early Start: Preschool Politics in the United States, was named a Choice Outstanding Academic Title of 2013. He is also the author of Democratic Laboratories: Policy Diffusion among the American States.
Christopher F. Karpowitz – Brigham Young University
Christopher F. Karpowitz is Associate Director of the Center for the Study of Elections and Democracy (CSED) and Associate Professor of Political Science at Brigham Young University. His research interests include political psychology, political behavior, political communication, and political participation. Much of his research explores how citizens participate in and experience democratic institutions and processes, with special attention to democratic and deliberative theory. He is a co-founder of the CSED Research Lab at BYU.
Stuart Kasdin was most recently Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Public Administration in George Washington University. Previously he worked in the White House Budget Office as a program examiner and policy analyst. His research focuses on public management, such as assessing what influences government agencies in how they allocate contracts or projects. He has also looked at budgeting and public performance, examining government agencies, as well as Congress.
John Kastellec – Princeton University
John Kastellec is an assistant professor in the Department of Politics at Princeton University. His current research analyzes the dynamics of collegial decision making on three-judge panels of the U.S. Courts of Appeals, with a particular focus on how the judicial hierarchy interacts with collegiality to influence individual judicial voting.
Eirini Kastrouni – University of Maryland
Eirini Kastrouni is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Transportation Engineering Program at the University of Maryland. Ms. Kastrouni’s research experience lies in the area of transportation economics, in terms of alternative funding policies, investment scenarios, project evaluation and equitable redistribution mechanisms. Ms. Kastrouni has published her research work in renowned transportation journals and has presented in numerous conferences both in the U.S. and internationally.
Riitta Katila – Stanford University
Riitta Katila is Professor of Management Science & Engineering and W.M. Keck Foundation Faculty Scholar at Stanford University. She is also on the faculty of the Stanford Technology Ventures Program. Her research is in the intersection of technology strategy and organizational learning. She is an expert on innovation, competition, and growth strategies of firms.
Daniel Kato – Queen Mary, University of London
Daniel Kato is a Lecturer in US Politics at Queen Mary, University of London. His, book, ‘Liberalizing Lynching: Building a New Racialized State’, was published by Oxford University Press and was awarded the 2016 Charles Taylor Book Award.
Eric Kaufmann – Birkbeck College, University of London
Eric Kaufmann is Professor of Politics at Birkbeck College, University of London. He is author of The Rise and Fall of Anglo-America: the decline of dominant ethnicity in the United States. His latest publication is a Demos report, freely available, entitled Changing Places: the White British response to ethnic change.
Ichiro Kawachi – Harvard School of Public Health
Ichiro Kawachi is a Professor of Social Epidemiology, and Chair of the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the Harvard School of Public Health. He has published over 400 articles on the social and economic determinants of population health.
Tomoko Kawakami – Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Tomoko Kawakami is Professor of Marketing and New Market Creation at Waseda University Business School in Tokyo, Japan and a research fellow of the Institute on Asian Consumer Insight at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. She received her M.B.A. in Business Administration from Osaka University and her Ph.D. in Marketing from Kobe University. Her research articles have appeared in Journal of Product Innovation Management and the proceedings of AMA Educators’ Conference and IPDM conference, among others. She received the Best Research Award from the Japan Society of Marketing and Distribution (JSMD) and the Japan Society of Business Administration (JSBA) in 2006. Her research interests include innovation management, diffusion of products, hospital management, and digital marketing.
Simon Kaye – King’s College London
Dr Simon Kaye is Teaching Fellow in the departments of Political Economy and Liberal Arts, at King’s College London. He works on democratic theory and political epistemology, researching the possibility of political theory that is realistic about the knowledge, beliefs, and pluralised objectives of actual democratic citizens. These ideas are explored through research and teaching in the areas of political theory, British politics, history, and academic methods. Simon tweets from @stkaye.
Nikhil Kaza – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Nikhil Kaza is an Associate Professor in the Department of City and Regional Planning at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He studies the phenomena of plans and their uses in public and private decision-making. Of particular interest are urban development processes, energy planning and land use impacts. His research seeks to analyse the motivations and plans of multiple intentional actors endowed with limited capabilities, imperfect foresight and distributed authority in urban settings.
Oliver Kearns – University of Edinburgh
Oliver Kearns recently completed his PhD at the University of Edinburgh. He researches the role of state secrecy in the public sphere, and the rumours and debris left behind by covert violence. His work has been published in Political Geography and Critical Studies on Security.
Brenna Keatinge – University of Toronto
Brenna Keatinge is a PhD Candidate at the Centre for Criminology and Sociolegal Studies at the University of Toronto. Her dissertation focuses on the urban land politics of commercial urban farming on vacant land in the inner city in Boston. She is also interested in gentrification processes, and has been conducting a study of single-room occupancy hotels as private market social housing in San Francisco, New York and Vancouver.
Alex Keena– University of California, Irvine
Alex Keena is a PhD student at the School of Social Science at the University of California, Irvine.
Ramin Keivani is a Reader in International Land Policy and Urban Development at Oxford Brookes University. He is an urban development specialist with a particular interest on the interface of economic globalisation, development of land markets and urban growth and their impact on urban equity and sustainability, particularly in relation to low income land and housing provision in developing and transition economies. Ramin is also the founding and managing editor of the International Journal of Urban Sustainable Development and sits on the steering group for the UN-Habitat World Urban Campaign.
R. Daniel Kelemen – Rutgers University
R. Daniel Kelemen is Professor of Political Science at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
Eric Keller – University of Tennessee
Chaplain (Lieutenant Colonel) Eric Keller, United States Army (retired) entered the University of Tennessee political science PhD program in 2011 after serving in the U.S. Armed Forces for more than 24 years. Due to graduate in August of 2015, he is currently a lecturer for the University of Tennessee in both International Relations and American Politics. He holds several advanced degrees which include a Masters of Divinity, a Masters of Science in Family Studies and Human Development, and a Masters of Military Arts and Science. His research interests are focused on American political economy, political finance, and economic inequality.
Paul Kellstedt – Texas A&M University
Paul Kellstedt is an Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science at Texas A&M University. His current research projects include work on economic evaluations in the mass public and an examination of the nature of policy mood.
James M. Kelly – Temple University
James M. Kelly is a Ph.D. student in economics at Temple University. His field training is in labor economics and econometrics with a specific interest in the economics of crime, health economics, and education. His recent work appears in Crime & Delinquency.
Jarrod Kelly – University of Pittsburgh
Jarrod Kelly is a PhD candidate in political science at the University of Pittsburgh. His research focuses on American politics and political behavior.
Jason M. Kelly is the Director of the IUPUI Arts and Humanities Institute and an Associate Professor of British History in the Indiana University School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI. He is a Visiting Research Fellow at Newcastle University and a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London.
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Nathan J. Kelly – University of Tennessee
Nathan J. Kelly, an assistant professor of political science at the University of Tennessee in 2005. His primary research program examines how macro political dynamics influence, and are influenced by, income inequality in the United States. Within this research agenda, he continues to conduct research on how income inequality influences public opinion and the democratic system more broadly.
Thomas Kemeny – University of Southampton
Thomas Kemeny is Lecturer in Human Geography at the University of Southampton and co-author ofThe Rise and Fall of Urban Economies: Lessons from San Francisco and Los Angeles.
Joshua Kennedy – Georgia Southern University
Joshua Kennedy completed his Ph.D. at the University of Colorado, Boulder in 2014. Beginning Fall 2014 he will be an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Georgia Southern University. His research interests principally focus on the American presidency, unilateral presidential power, and the federal bureaucracy.
Leslie W. Kennedy – Rutgers University
Leslie W. Kennedy is currently University Professor of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University and director of the Rutgers Center on Public Security. In his most recent research, he extends his interest in risk assessment, focusing on crime mapping and the development (with Joel Caplan) of risk terrain modeling (RTM) for use by police in preventing crime. He has published in major journals in criminology and criminal justice, including Criminology, Justice Quarterly, and Journal of Quantitative Criminology.
Ryan Kennedy – University of Houston
Ryan Kennedy is an associate professor of political science at the University of Houston and has written several articles on Turkish foreign policy behaviour.
Patrick J. Kenney – Arizona State University
Patrick J. Kenney is the Vice Provost and Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Dean of Social Sciences in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the Director of The Institute for Social Science Research at Arizona State University. He has co-authored three books with Kim Fridkin, The Spectacle of U.S. Senate Campaigns (Princeton Press, 1999), No-Holds Barred: Negativity in U.S. Senate Campaigns (Prentice Hall, 2004) and The Changing Face of Representation (University of Michigan Press, 2014).
Robert O. Keohane – Princeton University
Robert O. Keohane is Professor of International Affairs in the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University.
Josh Kerbel – US Defense Intelligence Agency
Josh Kerbel is the Chief Analytic Methodologist at the US Defense Intelligence Agency. An LSE graduate, his writings on the intersection of government and complexity have appeared in numerous publications, including the Washington Post, Foreign Policy, World Politics Review, Parameters, and Studies in Intelligence.
Yann P. Kerevel – Lewis University
Dr. Kerevel is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science at Lewis University. His research has been featured in numerous articles and book chapters and focuses on the study of legislative behavior, electoral systems, election administration, Mexican Politics, Latin American Politics, and Latino Politics. He holds a Ph.D. in political science from the University of New Mexico. Most recently he has published the articles “Explaining the Marginalization of Women in Legislative Institutions” (2013, Journal of Politics, vol. 75, issue 4) with Lonna Atkeson, and “Pork-barreling without Reelection? Evidence from the Mexican Congress” (forthcoming, Legislative Studies Quarterly).
Sam Kernell – UC San Diego
Sam Kernell is a Professor of Political Science, at the University of California, San Diego. His research focuses on the American presidency and political history.
Craig Kerr – California State Polytechnic University at Pomona
Craig Kerr is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at California State Polytechnic University at Pomona.
William R. Kerr – Harvard Business School
William Kerr is a Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. Bill’s research focuses on entrepreneurship and innovation. One research strand examines the role of immigrant scientists and entrepreneurs in US technology development and commercialization, as well as their impact for the global diffusion of new innovations and ideas. A second research strand considers clusters and entrepreneurship, with special interest in how government policies aid or hinder the entry of new firms, cluster formation, and growth. A final interest area is entrepreneurial finance and angel investments.
Donald F. Kettl – University of Maryland
Donald F. Kettl is professor of public policy at the University of Maryland. He is also a nonresident senior fellow in the Volcker Alliance and in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution. Among other books, Kettl is the author of The Politics of the Administrative Process and System Under Stress, both published by SAGE/CQ Press.
Jaclyn J. Kettler – Boise State University
Jaclyn Kettler is an assistant professor at Boise State University in the Department of Political Science. Her research interests include state politics, political parties, campaigns & elections, and women in politics. She is broadly interested in the intersection of U.S. electoral and legislative politics.
Tarunabh Khaitan – University of Oxford
Dr Tarunabh Khaitan is an Associate Professor of law at the University of Oxford and author of A Theory of Discrimination Law.
Bilal Khan is a litigation lawyer in the UK government sector. He previously researched international law at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law and Reprieve, and advised on human rights at Liberty. He holds an LLM (Public International Law) from the LSE, where he specialized in the use of force and human rights. The views expressed here are made in his private capacity.
Jennifer Kibbe – Franklin & Marshall College
Jennifer Kibbe is an Associate Professor of Government at Franklin & Marshall College. Her research interests are in covert action and congressional oversight of the intelligence community. Her most recent piece is “The Military, the CIA and America’s Shadow Wars,” in Shoon Murray and Gordon Adams, eds., Mission Creep: The Militarization of US Foreign Policy? (Georgetown, 2014).
Alex Kigerl – Washington State University
Alex C. Kigerl is an Assistant Research Professor of Criminal Justice and Criminology at Washington State University and Senior Data Analyst for the Washington State Institute for Criminal Justice Research. His research focuses on cybercrime, email spam, prison misconduct, and offender risk assessment development.
Kristine Kilanski – University of Texas at Austin
Kristine Kilanski is a PhD candidate and a Graduate Fellow of the Urban Ethnography Lab at the University of Texas at Austin.
ChangHwan Kim – University of Kansas
Professor Kim specializes in the areas of stratification, work and organizations, race and ethnicity, Asian American studies, Korea studies, and quantitative methodology. The common concern of his research is to contribute to the generation of the critical knowledge and information that will ultimately help policy makers to understand and eventually ameliorate the undesirable sources of increasing socioeconomic polarization in our society. Methodologically, he is interested in panel models and diverse statistical decompositions.
Dae-Young Kim – State University of New York (SUNY) Buffalo State
Dae-Young Kim is an assistant professor in the Criminal Justice Department at State University of New York (SUNY) Buffalo State. His current research interests include political economy of crime and punishment, criminal justice policy/program evaluation, and evaluating problem-based learning.
Henry A. Kim – University of Arizona
Henry Kim is an assistant professor of political science at University of Arizona
Ji-Jub (Jay) Kim – INSEAD
Ji-Jub (Jay) Kim is an Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship at INSEAD. He studies organizational learning, inter-organizational collaboration, and mergers and acquisitions.
Sung Eun Kim – National University of Singapore
Sung Eun Kim is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the National University of Singapore.
Younsung Kim – George Mason University
Younsung Kim is an Assistant Professor of Environmental Science and Policy at George Mason University. Dr. Kim’s research focuses on collaborative governance approaches and businesses’ self-regulatory actions to global sustainability challenges that are derived from her professional experience at the Ministry of Environment in South Korea and the World Bank. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sitawa R. Kimuna – East Carolina University
Sitawa R. Kimuna is associate professor of Sociology at East Carolina University. Her areas of research interest include aging, social demography/population dynamics, health in sub-Saharan Africa, race and ethnic relations, and American and global and the social impact of mass media.
Rory Kinane – Chatham House
Rory Kinane manages the US and the Americas Programme at Chatham House. He has worked previously in parliamentary monitoring with DeHavilland Political Intelligence. In 2010, Rory won a place on the English Speaking Union’s Parliamentary Exchange Programme and spent the summer in Washington DC working for Congressman Brian Baird. He received a Distinction for his Master’s in International Relations from the University of Warwick where his focus was on US Foreign Policy and the CIA. From 2011-12 he served as a special constable with the London Metropolitan Police.
Abby Kinchy – Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Abby Kinchy is an Associate Professor of Science and Technology Studies at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Marissa King – Yale University
Marissa King is an Assistant Professor in the Yale School of Management with a secondary appointment in Sociology. Professor King’s current research examines patterns of antidepressant, stimulant, and antipsychotic utilization. In general, her research analyzes the spatial and temporal dimensions of innovation and diffusion.
Ryan D. King – The Ohio State University
Ryan King is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at The Ohio State University. His research interests are in criminology, law and society, criminal punishment, and intergroup conflict, with secondary lines of work focusing on the life course and anti-Semitism. Current research projects investigate the causes of hate crime, the effects of parental incarceration on child wellbeing, the criminal sentencing and deportation of non-citizens, the relationship between hate crime and terrorism, and the association between skin hue and criminal sentencing.
John Kincaid – California State University
John Kincaid is an assistant professor of sociology at California State University, Stanislaus. The main focus of his research is political sociology with an emphasis on right-wing social movements and right-wing political history. He tweets @profkincaid.
Sam Kinsley is a Lecturer in Human Geography at the University of Exeter and a Co-Investigator on the ESRC Transformative Social Science-funded project ‘Contagion’. His teaching, research and associated writing examine the cultural politics, material experience and spatial imaginations of technology.
David Kirk – University of Oxford
David S. Kirk, Ph.D., is an associate professor of sociology and professorial fellow of Nuffield College at the University of Oxford. His current research interests include neighborhood effects, prisoner reentry, and crime and the life course. One ongoing project involves an experimental housing mobility program for ex-prisoners.
Justin H. Kirkland – University of Houston
Justin H. Kirkland is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Houston. His research focuses on legislative politics, representation, quantitative methods, and social network analysis.
Lucas Owen Kirkpatrick – Southern Methodist University
Lucas Owen Kirkpatrick is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. His current work is focused on the political and socioeconomic geography of urban growth and decline.
Sean Kippin – Democratic Audit
Sean Kippin is Managing Editor of Democratic Audit blog, and is one of two people responsible for Democratic Audit’s day-to-day management, website, blog and wider output. He has a BA in Politics from the University of Northumbria and an MSc in Political Theory from the LSE. He has worked for MPs Nick Brown and Alex Cunningham, as well as the Smith Institute think tank. He has been at Democratic Audit since June 2013, and can be found on twitter at @se_kip.
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Bill Kissane – LSE, Government
Bill Kissane is a Senior Lecturer in Political Science at the Government Department of the London School of Economics. His research interests lie broadly within the areas of comparative and Irish politics. He is currently working on two books on civil wars and their aftermaths.
Brian Klaas – LSE Government
Dr. Brian Klaas is a Fellow in Comparative Politics at the LSE. He focuses on democracy, global politics, political violence, voting, and elections. He is the author of the forthcoming book: “The Despot’s Accomplice: How the West is Aiding & Abetting the Decline of Democracy.”
Charles Klahm – Wayne State University
Charles Klahm is an assistant professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at Wayne State University. He received a Ph.D. in criminal justice from the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Klahm’s primary research interest is understanding police officer decision making, and his work has appeared in a variety of peer-reviewed journals, including Crime & Delinquency, Justice Quarterly,and Police Quarterly.
Andrew Kliman – Pace University
Andrew Kliman is a professor of economics at Pace University and the author of Reclaiming Marx’s “Capital”: A Refutation of the Myth of Inconsistency (2007) and The Failure of Capitalist Production: Underlying Causes of the Great Recession (2012).
Reuben Kline – Stony Brook University
Reuben Kline is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science and co-Associate Director of the Center for Behavioral Political Economy at Stony Brook University. His research interests mostly relate to Behavioral Economics, Political Economy and Experimental Social Science.
Jonathan D. Klingler – Vanderbilt University
Jonathan D. Klingler is a Postdoctoral Scholar in the Department of Political Science, Vanderbilt University.
Esteban Klor – Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Esteban Klor is the Herczeg Family Associate Professor and current Chairman of the Department of Economics at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is also a Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research in London (CEPR). Most of his research focuses on two subject areas within the field of Political Economy: Terrorism and Political Violence, and Positive Studies of Taxation and Redistribution.
Julie A. Kmec – Washington State University
Julie Kmec is an Associate Professor of sociology at Washington State University She is interested in how the practices of work organizations—mainly their diversity-oriented human resource practices—shape the work context.
Martin Knapp – LSE Personal Social Services Research Unit
Martin Knapp is Professor of Social Policy and Director of the Personal Social Services Research Unit at the LSE. He has also been Director of the NIHR School for Social Care Research since 2009. His current research emphases are primarily dementia, child and adult mental health, autism and long-term social care; much of his work has an economic focus, and in all of it he seeks to tease out the policy implications.
Carly Knight – Harvard University
Carly Knight is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Sociology at Harvard University. Her research addresses questions regarding the state, labor markets, and inequality. Current projects examine how labor market considerations affect gender attitudes and the efficacy of anti-discrimination law on corporate behaviour. She is also engaged in a historical research project addressing state corporate regulation; her dissertation investigates the history of corporate personhood law.
Jack Knight – Duke Law School
Jack Knight is the Frederic Cleaveland Professor of Law and Political Science at Duke University. His scholarly work focuses on modern social and political theory, law and legal theory, and political economy. He holds a joint appointment with Duke Law School and Duke’s Trinity College of Arts and Sciences, where he teaches in the Politics, Philosophy and Economics Program.
Sarah Cleeland Knight – American University
Sarah Cleeland Knight is Assistant Professor of Global Governance, Politics, and Security and Co-Director of the Global Scholars Program at American University’s School of International Service in Washington, DC. She focuses her research and teaching on the politics of US foreign economic policy.
Dan Knoepfle – Stanford University
Dan Knoepfle is a PhD student in the economics department at Stanford University. His research focuses on online markets and on experimental studies of strategic behavior. He received his undergraduate degree in economics from Caltech in 2007.
Benjamin Knoll – Centre College
Dr. Benjamin Knoll is an assistant professor of politics at Centre College in Danville, Kentucky. His research focuses on the intersection of race, religion, culture, and political behavior. He is the author or co-author of more than a dozen scholarly articles, including “And Who is My Neighbor? Religion and Immigration Policy Attitudes” in the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion (2009) and “Immigration Enforcement and the Redistribution of Political Trust” forthcoming in the Journal of Politics (2015).
H. Gibbs Knotts – College of Charleston
H. Gibbs Knotts is Professor and Department Chair in the Department of Political Science at the College of Charleston.
Jeffrey W. Koch – State University of New York
Jeffrey W. Koch is Professor of Political Science at the State University of New York at Geneseo. His research concentrates on public opinion and voting behavior.
Vladimir Kogan – Ohio State University
Vladimir Kogan is an assistant professor at Ohio State University’s Department of Political Science.
Nils Kok – Maastricht University
Nils Kok is an associate professor in Finance and Real Estate at Maastricht University, the Netherlands. His current research focus is on energy efficiency and “sustainability” in the real estate sector, concentrating on the microeconomics of energy efficiency in buildings – residential as well as commercial. His broader research interest ranges from urban economics to real estate investments, including topics such as land prices and regulation, transparency of global property markets, international property investments, and demographics.
Ashley Koning – Rutgers University
Ashley Koning is currently a PhD candidate in the political science department at Rutgers University, with concentrations in American politics, women and politics, and methodology. She is the head graduate assistant to the Eagleton Center for Public Interest Polling and Manager of the Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Her research interests include public opinion, political psychology, mass behaviour, political communications, and gender and politics.
David M. Konisky – Indiana University
David Konisky is an Associate Professor at the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University. His research focuses on American politics and public policy, with particular emphasis on regulation, environmental politics and policy, state politics, and public opinion.
Daniel Yuichi Kono – University of California, Davis
Daniel Yuichi Kono is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Davis. His research focuses on the political economy of international trade and foreign aid. He has published articles in the American Political Science Review, Comparative Political Studies, International Studies Quarterly, the Journal of Politics, and other journals.
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Royce Koop – University of Manitoba
Royce Koop is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Studies at the University of Manitoba. His research interests include political parties (particularly their grassroots organizations), representation, municipal politics, federalism, and online political communication.
Genti Kostandini is an Assistant Professor of Agricultural and Applied Economics in the College of Agriculture and Environmental Science at the University of Georgia. His research interests include regional economic development, risk and uncertainty in agricultural production, industrial organization, and agribusiness production and marketing.
David M. Kotz – University of Massachusetts Amherst
David M. Kotz is Professor of Economics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Distinguished Professor in the School of Economics at the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics.
Theodore Koutmeridis – University of St Andrews
Theodore Koutmeridis an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of St Andrews. His research concentrates on macroeconomics, labor economics and applied econometrics, focusing mainly on wage inequality, crime and market failures, such as asymmetric information and financial constraints.
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Mike Kowal – University of Massachusetts Amherst
Mike Kowal is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Political Science. His research focuses on legislative networks, corporate political activity, campaign finance, and elections.
Harvey Krahn – University of Alberta
Harvey Krahn is a professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Alberta. His research interests are in social inequality, the sociology of work, the sociology of education, and life course transitions.
Daniel Kral – University College London
Daniel Kral completed his Master of Research at UCL’s SSEES with his thesis on crisis adjustment in CEE published by UCL. He is currently working to expand the work into book form. He tweets @DanielKral1
Stefan Krasa- University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Stefan Krasa is a Professor of Economics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His research focuses on the causes and consequences of political polarization.
Michael A. Krassa – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Michael A. Krassa is Professor Emeritus of Social Dimensions of Environmental Policy and Political Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
George A. Krause – University of Pittsburgh
George Krause is a Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Pittsburgh. His research interests center on American politics, with primary research programs focusing on executive branch politics (public bureaucracy, presidents, and governors), organizational-theoretic approaches to the study of institutional politics, and behavioral decision-making in both elite (institutional) and mass public settings.
Rachel M. Krause – University of Kansas
Rachel M. Krause is an assistant professor at the University of Kansas’s School of Public Affairs and Administration. Her research focuses on municipal climate protection, urban sustainability, and the adoption and diffusion of innovative environmental policies and technologies. She is involved in the development of the Integrated City Sustainability Database (ICSD) and authored the article “Applying Policy Termination Theory to the Abandonment of Climate Protection Initiatives by U.S. Local Governments” with Hongtao Yi and Richard Feiock, which is published in the Policy Studies Journal.
Rebecca Kreitzer – University of Iowa
Rebecca Kreitzer is a fifth year Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Political Science at the University of Iowa studying American politics. Specifically, she is interested in gender and sexuality politics. Her research deals primarily with state policy adoption, diffusion, implementation and feedback.
Douglas Kriner is an Associate Professor of Political Science and the Director of Undergraduate Studies at Boston University. His research interests include American political institutions, separation of powers dynamics, and American military policymaking.
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Pravin Krishna – Johns Hopkins University
Pravin Krishna is the Chung Ju Yung Distinguished Professor of International Economics and Business at Johns Hopkins University, where he is jointly appointed in the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Washington DC and the Department of Economics in the Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences (KSAS) in Baltimore. Professor Krishna is also Co-Chair of the Bernard L. Schwartz Globalization Initiative at SAIS and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). Professor Krishna’s areas of research interest include international economics, international political economy, economic development and the political economy of policy reform.
André Krouwel – Free University (VU) in Amsterdam
André Krouwel is associate professor at the Department of Political Science and the Department of Communication Science at the Free University (VU) in Amsterdam and is Academic Director of Kieskompas (Election Compass). His latest book is Party Transformations in European Democracies (SUNY Press, 2012).
Brian S. Krueger – University of Rhode Island
Brian Krueger is professor and chair of the Political Science Department at the University of Rhode Island. His research interests include political participation, political mobilization, the impact of new technologies on political behavior, survey research, government domestic surveillance, and emotions.
Thomas P Krumel Jr – University of Connecticut
Thomas P Krumel Jr is a PhD student in Economics at the University of Connecticut. His research interests include game theoretical models, extensions of the median voter theorem and public choice.
Yanna Krupnikov – Northwestern University
Yanna Krupnikov is currently an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Northwestern University. Her research focuses on political communication, campaign effects and political psychology. Her work has been published in the American Journal of Political Science, the Journal of Politics, Political Communication, Political Behavior as well as other peer reviewed journals. As of summer 2014, Krupnikov will be on faculty at Stony Brook University.
Aleksander Ksiazkiewicz – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Aleksander Ksiazkiewicz joined the faculty at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign as an Assistant Professor of Political Science in 2015, after earning his Ph.D. at Rice University. His research interests involve political psychology and political behavior, with a focus on genetics, psychophysiology, and implicit cognitive processes. He has published inPolitical Behavior, Political Psychology, PS: Political Science & Politics, and Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy.
Chandran Kukathas – LSE Government
Chandran Kukathas is Professor of Political Theory and Convenor (Head of Department) in the Department of Government, LSE. He previously worked at the University of Utah, Oxford and in Australia. Chandran is the author of The Liberal Archipelago: A Theory of Diversity and Freedom. He is currently working on a book entitled Immigration and Freedom.
Robynn Kuhlmann – University of Central Missouri
Robynn Kuhlmann is an Assistant Professor of Political Science in the Department of Government, International Studies, and Languages at the University of Central Missouri. Her areas of expertise are state politics, political parties, and voting and elections. Her most recent works include “See Hillary Run: Hillary Clinton, American Exceptionalism, and Exceptions to the Rule” with Gregory Streich in the book The Global Hillary and Show Me Missouri Politics: A Guidebook to the Missouri Constitution.
Joseph B. Kuhns – University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Joseph B. Kuhns is a professor in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. His recent work primarily focuses on drugs and violence, policing challenges, and burglary offending and victimization.
Michael Kumhof – Bank of England
Michael Kumhof is Senior Research Advisor in the Bank of England’s Research Hub. His recent work has focused on the role of banks in the macroeconomy, the role of income inequality in causing economic crises, and the impact of potential fossil fuel supply limitations on the world economy.
Aaron Kupchik – University of Delaware
Aaron Kupchik is a Professor and the Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at the University of Delaware. He is author of Homeroom Security: School Discipline in an Age of Fear (NYU Press, 2010) and Judging Juveniles: Prosecuting Adolescents in Adult and Juvenile Courts (NYU Press, 2006).
Yordan Kutiyski – Free University (VU) in Amsterdam
Yordan Kutiyski is a MSc graduate in Political Science from the Free University (VU) in Amsterdam and the academic research coordinator of Kieskompas.
Jordan P. LaBouff – University of Maine
Jordan P. LaBouff is an Assistant Professor and Preceptor of Psychology at the University of Maine. Professor LaBouff is a social psychologist who focuses on relationships between different groups. Most of his research investigates the roles of beliefs (both religious and moral) and religious group membership on people’s attitudes and behaviors. He is particularly interested in how these beliefs, and reminders of these beliefs, might influence cultural and political processes.
Cora Lacatus – LSE International Relations
Cora Lacatus is the LSE Research Associate on the Dahrendorf Europe-North American Working Group and on the MAXCAP Project.
Nazita Lajevardi – University of California, San Diego
Nazita Lajevardi is a PhD Candidate at UCSD and will be joining Michigan State University as an Assistant Professor in American Politics. Her research lies at the intersection of race and ethnic politics, representation, and discrimination. In exploring the state of racial inequality in American politics, her work assesses how minorities fare under disenfranchising laws, discrimination by the masses, and at the hands of legislators.
Charles Lanfear – University of Washington
Charles Lanfear is a Ph.D. candidate in the Sociology Department at the University of Washington.
Corey Lang – University of Rhode Island
Corey Lang is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Environmental and Natural Resource Economics at the University of Rhode Island. His research interests include non-market valuation, energy, and climate change.
Matthew Lang – Xavier University
Matthew Lang is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Xavier University. He is interested in applied microeconomics but his research focuses on mental health policy. His work has explored the role of firearms in crime and suicide, effectiveness of mental health policy and seasonal patterns of youth suicide.
Andy Langenkamp is political analyst at ECR Research and Interest & Currency Consultants.
Brendan Lantz – Penn State University
Brendan Lantz is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Sociology and Criminology at Penn State University and the Managing Editor for Review at Criminology. His interests focus on group offending, social networks, and victimization. He holds a B.A. in Criminal Justice from the State University of New York at Albany and an M.A. in Crime, Law and Justice from Penn State University. Some of his work has been published in Journal of Research on Crime and Delinquency, and Crime & Delinquency.
Tim LaPira – James Madison University
Tim LaPira is associate professor of political science at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA. He earned his PhD in political science from Rutgers University in 2008. He has also worked as a legislative assistant to a member of Congress and as a researcher at OpenSecrets.org, where he was responsible for the Lobbying and Revolving Door databases. LaPira’s expertise is on Congress, interest groups, lobbying, and money in politics. He is currently writing a book on the revolving door between Capitol Hill and K Street with Herschel F. Thomas.
Victor Lapuente is a Senior Lecturer and Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science and a Research Fellow at the Quality of Government Institute (QoG Institute), University of Gothenburg. His research deals mostly with comparative public administration and corruption.
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Ray La Raja – University of Massachusetts Amherst
Ray La Raja is an associate professor in the Department of Political Science and associate director of the UMass Poll. He is author of Small Change: Money, Political Parties and Campaign Finance Reform (U. Michigan Press 2008) and editor of New Directions in American Politics (Routledge, 2013). He is founding editor of The Forum, an electronic journal of applied research in American politics.
Armando Lara-Millan – UC-Berkeley
Armando Lara-Millan is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at UC-Berkeley. He is is an ethnographer and historical sociologist. His research interests are in the fields of health, mass imprisonment, and political sociology. He is completing a book manuscript on how overwhelmed public institutions like public hospitals and county jails are able to, despite disastrous underfunding, provide services to large numbers of people and create an illusion of policy success.
Edward L. Lascher, Jr. – California State University, Sacramento
Edward (Ted) L. Lascher, Jr. is Professor of Public Policy and Administration and incoming department chair at California State University, Sacramento. A political scientist by training, his research has focused on such topics as the politics of ideas, direct democracy, political parties, local elections, regulatory policy, and political careers. Lascher is the author of The Politics of Automobile Insurance Reform: Ideas, Institutions, and Public Policy in North America and co-editor of two books.
Michael Latner – California Polytechnic State University
Michael Latner is an Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of the Masters in Public Policy Program at California Polytechnic State University. His teaching and research interests include political participation, representation, and civic technology.
John Lauermann – Texas A&M University
John Lauermann is a visiting assistant professor of Geography at Texas A&M University.His research examines how transnational real estate industries influence urban land investment. A book on Failed Olympic Bids and the Transformation of Urban Space is forthcoming with Palgrave Macmillan (co-written with Robert Oliver).
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Daniel Laurison – LSE Sociology
Daniel Laurison is a Research Fellow in the Department of Sociology at the London School of Economics. His research interests focus on class and class identity, inequality and political participation.
Stéphane Lavertu – Ohio State University
Stéphane Lavertu is an associate professor at Ohio State’s Glenn College of Public Affairs.
Howard Lavine is Arleen C. Carlson Professor of Political Science and Psychology at the University of Minnesota and Director of the Center for the Study of Political Psychology. He is the author of Cultural Economics: Personality, Parties and the Politics of Redistribution (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming), The Ambivalent Partisan: How Critical Loyalty Promotes Democracy (Oxford University Press, 2012), and Political Psychology (Sage, 2010). He has published articles in The American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, the New York Times, and elsewhere. He is past editor of the journal Political Psychology and current editor of the journal Advances in Political Psychologyand the book series Routledge Studies in Political Psychology.
William Lazonick – University of Massachusetts Center for Industrial Competitiveness
William Lazonick is professor of economics and director of the UMass Center for Industrial Competitiveness. He cofounded and is president of the Academic-Industry Research Network. His book, Sustainable Prosperity in the New Economy? Business Organization and High-Tech Employment in the United States (Upjohn Institute, 2009) won the 2010 Schumpeter Prize.
Grichawat Lowatcharin – University of Missouri
Grichawat Lowatcharin is a Ph.D. candidate in the Harry S Truman School of Public Affairs, University of Missouri.
Kien T. Le – Qatar University
Kien Trung Le is an associate professor at the Social and Economic Survey Research Institute (SESRI) Qatar University. He has numerous peer-reviewed articles and book chapters in applied economics and survey methodology. Before joining SESRI, he was a researcher at the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service, University of Virginia.
Wanda Leal – Florida State University
Wanda Leal is a doctoral student in the College of Criminology & Criminal Justice at Florida State University. Her research interests include drug use and abuse, drug-related policies, life-course criminology, and sports and crime. Her recent publications have appeared in such journals as Journal of Criminal Justice, Crime & Delinquency, and Deviant Behavior.
J. Wesley Leckrone – Widener University
J. Wesley Leckrone is an associate professor of political science at Widener University. He is the editor of Commonwealth: A Journal of Pennsylvania Politics and Policy. His publications include articles in Publius: The Journal of Federalism, State Politics and Policy Quarterly, and the Journal of Urban Affairs.
Frances E. Lee – University of Maryland
Frances E. Lee is a Professor in the Department of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland specializing in the study of Congress, political parties, and policymaking. She is author of Insecure Majorities: Congress and the Perpetual Campaignand Beyond Ideology: Politics, Principles, and Partisanship in the U.S. Senate.
Jin Lee – University of Illinois
Jin Lee is a graduate student in the Department of Education Policy, Organization and Leadership at the University of Illinois. She is currently completing her doctoral program in education policy studying equity and access.
Matthew T. Lee – The University of Akron
Matthew Lee is Department Chair and Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Akron. Professor Lee’s research interests include altruism, organizational deviance, and the relationship between immigration and crime. His most recent work is part of a larger interdisciplinary project on the role of religious experiences in the production of altruism. He also continues to conduct research in several areas of criminology. He is the lead author on the book – The Heart of Religion: Spiritual Empowerment, Benevolence, and the Experience of God’s Love. New York: Oxford University Press.
Robin S. Lee – Harvard University
Robin S. Lee is an assistant professor of economics at Harvard University. His research interests are in industrial organization and applied microeconomic theory. His work focuses on bargaining and contracting between firms with market power in bilateral oligopoly, and the implications of exclusive or selective contracting and integration on industry structure, competition and welfare. Recently, he has examined the impact of insurer competition in health care markets on premiums and provider reimbursement rates, and the welfare effects of vertical integration in content distribution and platform markets. He is a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research.
Wonhyung Lee – University at Albany, State University of New York
Wonhyung Lee is an Assistant Professor at the School of Social Welfare of the University at Albany, State University of New York. With her background in social work and urban planning, her research centers on community development and engagement, with an emphasis on the improvement of commercial areas in low-income neighborhoods. Dr. Lee is also interested in the role of the business community in delivering human services. Some of her current projects concern homelessness, food access, and microlending in a neighborhood context.
Thomas J. Leeper – LSE Government Department
Thomas Leeper is an Assistant Professor in Political Behaviour in the Department of Government at the LSE. His research on individuals’ public opinions primarily focuses on the role of information in politics. He is particularly interested in how mass attitudes reflect an interaction between the broader information environment – including the mass media and political elites – and individual-level attributes – namely citizens’ expressed behaviors, psychological traits, prior knowledge and opinions, motivation, and affect. He tweets @thosjleeper
Jan Leighley – American University
Jan E. Leighley’s research and teaching interests focus on American political behavior, voter turnout, media and politics, and racial/ethnic political behavior. She has published in the American Political Science Review, the American Journal of Political Science, the Journal of Politics, and American Politics Quarterly, among others. She is a co-author with Jonathan Nagler, NYU, of Who Votes Now? Demographics, Issues, Inequality and Turnout in the United States (Princeton: 2014). Previous books include Strength in Numbers? The Political Mobilization of Racial and Ethnic Minorities and Mass Media and Politics: A Social Science Perspective.
Debra Leiter – University of Missouri Kansas City
Debra Leiter (Ph.D. University of California, Davis) Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at University of Missouri Kansas City. Her academic profile can be found here.
Helga Leitner – University of California, Los Angeles
Helga Leitner is a professor in UCLA’s Department of Geography. Her research interests include international migration, the politics of immigration and citizenship, urban development & sustainability, global urbanism, urban social movements, and socio-spatial theory.
Suzanne Leland – University of North Carolina Charlotte
Suzanne Leland (PhD, University of Kansas) is a professor of Political Science and Public Administration at the University of North Carolina Charlotte and the Director of the Gerald G. Fox MPA Program. Her research on urban politics and policy and alternative service delivery models appears in journals such as Public Administration Review, American Review of Public Administration, Public Budgeting and Finance and the Journal of Urban Affairs. She is the co-editor of two books on city-county consolidation.
Patti Tamara Lenard – University of Ottawa
Patti Tamara Lenard is Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa.
Meghan E. Leonard – Illinois State University
Meghan Leonard is an Associate Professor of political science at Illinois State University. Her work focuses on the decision-making of state supreme court justices. She examines, opinion-writing and court-curbing in the American states. Her work has been published in State Politics and Policy Quarterly, American Politics Research, and the Justice System Journal.
Marco Leonardi – University of Milan
Marco Leonardi is Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Milan. His research interests cover labor economics with particular reference to wage inequality and earnings mobility.
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Gabriel Lenz – University of California, Berkeley
Gabriel Lenz is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley. His research centers on democratic accountability and has been published in the American Political Science Review, the American Journal of Political Science, and Political Analysis, among other outlets.
Camilla Lenzi – Politecnico di Milano
Camilla Lenzi is an Assistant Professor of Applied Economics at the School of Architecture, Politecnico of Milano. Her main research interests are in the fields of regional and urban economics, territorial impact assessment, human capital mobility and technology transfer, entrepreneurship, innovation and international competitiveness, social network analysis, industrial dynamics and the role of demand.
Rebecca Lessem – Carnegie Mellon University
Rebecca Lessem is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the Tepper School of Business.at Carnegie Mellon University. Her research interests include labor economics and applied microeconomics.
William M. LeoGrande – American University, Washington DC
William M. LeoGrande is Professor of Government at American University in Washington, DC, and the coauthor with Peter Kornbluh of the forthcoming book, Back Channels to Cuba: The Hidden History of U.S.-Cuban Negotiations, (University of North Carolina Press).
Carl LeVan – American University
Carl LeVan, assistant professor in American University’s School of International Service, is the author of Dictators and Democracy in African Development: the Political Economy of Good Governance in Nigeria and can be found on Twitter @Dev4Security.
Brad L. LeVeck – University of California San Diego
Brad L. LeVeck is a postdoctoral researcher at the laboratory on International Law and Regulation at the University of California San Diego. His research uses experiments and mathematical models to study cooperation under uncertainty across a number of substantive domains, including American politics and international relations.
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Matthew Levendusky – University of Pennsylvania
Matthew Levendusky is currently an associate professor of political science at the University of Pennsylvania. His research focuses on understanding how institutions and elites influence the political behavior of ordinary citizens. This broad question is taken up in studies of mass polarization, voter cue taking, the impact of partisan media on ordinary voters, and a variety of other substantive questions.
Jeremy R. Levine – University of Michigan
Jeremy R. Levine is an Assistant Professor of Organizational Studies at the University of Michigan. He received his PhD in Sociology from Harvard University. His research investigates urban inequality from a variety of theoretical angles and with a wide range of analytical approaches. Currently, he is completing a book manuscript on the transformation of urban governance and neighborhood redevelopment in Boston.
Ethan Lewis – Dartmouth College
Ethan Lewis is an Associate Professor of Economics at Dartmouth College. His research focuses on how U.S. labor markets adjust to immigration and technological change, including how manufacturing firms adapt their production technology to employ less-skilled immigrants. Recently, he has investigated the role historical immigration waves played in advancing the second Industrial Revolution. He also examines the U.S. public education system, including how native-born families respond to rising enrollments of immigrant children in public schools.
Richard Lewis, Jr – University of Texas
Richard Lewis, Jr., Ph.D. is a tenured Professor of Sociology at the University of Texas at San Antonio. He has specialties in the area of inter-group relations, diversity leadership, and strategic planning. He has examined issues regarding interracial marriage since 1994.
Jonathan Levin- Stanford University
Jonathan Levin is Professor and Chair of the Department of Economics at Stanford University, and Professor by courtesy in Stanford’s Graduate School of Business. His research is in the field of industrial organization, particularly the economics of contracting, organizations, and market design.
Ross Levine – University of California, Berkeley
Ross Levine is the Willis H. Booth Chair in Banking and Finance at the Haas School of Business, at the University of California, Berkeley. F. His work focuses on the linkages between financial-sector policies, the operation of financial systems and the functioning of the economy.
Dr. Daniel J. Levitin has a PhD in Psychology, training at Stanford University Medical School and UC Berkeley. He is the author of the No. 1 bestseller This Is Your Brain On Music (Dutton, 2006), published in nineteen languages, and The World in Six Songs (Dutton, 2008) which hit the bestseller lists in its first week of release. Currently he is a James McGill Professor of Psychology, Behavioural Neuroscience and Music at McGill University in Montreal, Canada.
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David E. Lewis – Vanderbilt University
David E. Lewis is William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Political Science at Vanderbilt University. His research interests include the presidency, executive branch politics and public administration.
Paul G. Lewis – Arizona State University
Paul Lewis is Associate Professor in the School of Politics and Global Studies at Arizona State University. He is interested in the determinants and effects of public policies, and the way people think about policy. He is the author of two books and many articles on topics related to local government, urban development, and community change in the United States.
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Michael S. Lewis-Beck – University of Iowa
Michael S. Lewis-Beck is F. Wendell Miller Distinguished Professor of Political Science at the University of Iowa. He has authored or co-authored over 270 articles and books, including Economics and Elections, The American Voter Revisited, French Presidential Elections, Forecasting Elections, The Austrian Voter and Applied Regression.
Peng-Fei Li – University of Toronto
Is a Banting Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Political Science, University of Toronto. His research focuses on industrial clusters, social and business networks, regional economic development, and transnational knowledge flows, with a regional interest in Asia.
Yu Li – Oklahoma State University
Yu Li is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Economics and Legal Studies at Oklahoma State University.
Jiaqi Liang ― New Mexico State University
Jiaqi Liang is an assistant professor of public administration in the Department of Government at New Mexico State University. Her research and teaching interests include performance management, organization theory, public policy process, social equity, environmental and energy issues, and comparative public administration and policy. Her research appears in the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, International Public Management Journal, Public Performance & Management Review, and Policy Studies Journal.
Daniel T. Lichter – Cornell University
Dr. Daniel T. Lichter is the Ferris Family professor in the Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Professor of Sociology, and Director of the Cornell Population Center at Cornell University.
Dea van Lierop – McGill University
Dea van Lierop, is a PhD candidate at the school of Urban Planning, McGill University. Her research interest including survey design for active modes of transport, and public transit marketing and operations.
Michael T. Light – Purdue University
Michael T. Light is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Purdue University. His research focuses on immigration, crime, and punishment.
Elvin Lim – Wesleyan University
Elvin Lim is Associate Professor of Government at Wesleyan University and author of The Anti-Intellectual Presidency, which draws on interviews with more than 40 presidential speechwriters to investigate this relentless qualitative decline, over the course of 200 years, in our presidents’ ability to communicate with the public. He also blogs at www.elvinlim.com.
Yatang Lin – LSE Centre for Economic Performance
Yatang Lin is an Economics PhD candidate at the London School of Economics, and Research Assistant at the Centre for Economic Performance, on the globalisation programme. Her research interests include environmental and urban economics.
William F. Lincoln – Johns Hopkins University
William Lincoln is an Assistant Professor of International Economics at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at John Hopkins University. His research interests include high skilled immigration, political economy, international trade, and the determinants of firm performance.
John Lindback – ERIC (Electronic Registration Information Center)
John Lindback is Executive Director of ERIC. He previously served as Director of Elections for the Oregon Secretary of State and, in 2008, as President of the National Association of State Elections Directors.
Haakon-Elizabeth Lindstad – MARINTEK
Dr. Haakon-Elizabeth Lindstad is a Senior Research Scientist in Sustainable ship design and operations at the Norwegian Marine Technology Research Institute (MARINTEK), in Trondheim, Norway.
René Lindstädt – University of Essex
René Lindstädt is Head of Department and Professor in the Department of Government at the University of Essex. He is also Director of the Essex Summer School in Social Science Data Analysis and Co-Editor of the British Journal of Political Science. His main research and teaching areas are political economy, political institutions, formal theory and political methodology. His theoretical interests are in social learning and diffusion, political accountability, strategic communication and cooperation. René’s research has been published in, among others, the Journal of Politics, the British Journal of Political Science, and Comparative Political Studies. His ongoing research includes projects on electoral competitiveness, the political economy of organizational growth, globalization preferences, and temporal dynamics of political accountability.
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Nathan W. Link – Temple University
Nathan Link is a Ph.D. candidate in Criminal Justice at Temple University. He researches issues in U.S. corrections and criminal justice policy, and recently he’s been thinking about financial debt emerging from justice processes. His work is published in Justice Quarterly, Crime & Delinquency, and Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research.
Keena Lipsitz – Queens College, CUNY
Keena Lipsitz is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at Queens College, City University of New York. Her main field is American political behavior with a focus on how political campaigns affect voters, but she has broader interests in democratic theory, public opinion, election law, and media effects as well. She is the author of Competitive Elections and the American Voter and a co-author ofCampaigns and Elections: Rules, Reality, Strategy and Choice.
Todd Litman – Victoria Transport Policy Institute
Todd Litman is founder and executive director of the Victoria Transport Policy Institute, an independent research organization dedicated to developing innovative solutions to transport problems. His work helps expand the range of impacts and options considered in transportation decision-making, improve evaluation methods, and make specialized technical concepts accessible to a larger audience. His research is used worldwide in transport planning and policy analysis.
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Cheol Liu – City University of Hong Kong
Cheol Liu is assistant professor of the Department of Public Policy at City University of Hong Kong. His research agenda is to diagnose various risks in fiscal health of governments and identify implementable proposals for reform. The impact of public corruption on economic, political, and administrative variables is one of his major research interests. He also has a significant interest in the responsiveness of different revenue instruments to fiscal shocks.
Xinsheng Liu – Texas A&M University
Xinsheng Liu is an Associate Research Scientist at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University. His academic interests include public policy, science and environmental policies, Chinese government, and China-U.S. relations. He is author of the book Modeling Bilateral International Relations (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2006).
Michael A. Livermore – University of Virginia
Michael A. Livermore is an associate professor of law at the University of Virginia.
Linda M. Lobao – The Ohio State University
Linda M. Lobao is Courtesy Professor in the Departments of Sociology and Geography at The Ohio State University. Her research interests focus on state and market changes and their impacts.
Toni Locy – Washington and Lee University
Toni Locy is a professor of journalism at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia. She also was a reporter for 25 years, covering U.S. courts and federal law enforcement for The Washington Post, USA Today and the Associated Press, among other news organizations. She also is the author of Covering America’s Courts: A Clash of Rights (Peter Lang Publishing, Inc., 2013)
Martin Lodge – LSE Centre for Analysis of Risk and Regulation
Martin Lodge is Professor of Political Science and Public Policy and Director of the Centre for Analysis of Risk and Regulation (CARR) at LSE. His key research interests are in the areas of executive politics and regulation. He teaches on courses in Public Administration & Public Policy, Public Management, and Regulation. Professor Lodge is co-editor of the journal Public Administration and of a book series on ‘Executive Politics & Governance’ (with Palgrave). He chairs the UK Political Science Association’s specialist group onExecutive Politics and Governance and co-chairs the International Political Science Association’s Structure and Organisation of Government research committee. He is part of the TransCrisis research consortium (funded under European Commission’s Horizon2020 programme).
Annalise Loehr – Indiana University
Annalise Loehr is a PhD student in the Department of Sociology at Indiana University. Her primary areas of interest include social psychology, gender, sexualities, deviance, and the scholarship of teaching and learning. Current research projects examine prejudice against gay and lesbian couples. One such project considers whether contact facilitates more positive attitudes toward same-sex couples, even when controlling for possible selection bias.
Eric Loepp – University of Pittsburgh
Eric Loepp is a graduate student in the University of Pittsburgh’s political science department. His specific research interests are largely electoral, including economic voting, candidate evaluation and participation in general. He is particularly interested in how voters use and seek information about candidates in (1) low-information environments, especially intraparty competition (e.g. primary elections) or (2) conflicting-information environments (e.g. when multiple cues candidates provide are incongruent).
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Peter Loewen- University of Toronto- Mississauga
Peter Loewen is an assistant professor of political science at the University of Toronto-Mississauga. His research interests focus on political psychology and behavior, especially in Anglo-American democracies, behavioral economics, public opinion, genopolitics, and experimentation.
Matt W. Loftis – Aarhus University, Denmark
Matt Loftis is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science and Government at the University of Aarhus in Aarhus, Denmark. His research focuses on themes of blame-shifting, political accountability, agenda-setting, and transparency. He studies these themes in diverse contexts from both national and local politics in the United States and across Europe.
John R. Logan – Brown University
John R. Logan is Professor of Sociology and Director of the S4 initiative. He came to Brown University in Fall 2004, after 24 years at the University at Albany, where he served as Chair of the Department of Sociology, Director of the Lewis Mumford Center, and Director of the Center for Social and Demographic Analysis. Dr. Logan is co-author, along with Harvey Molotch, of Urban Fortunes: The Political Economy of Place. His most recent edited book, Urban China in Transition, was published by Blackwell in 2007.
Maria Lopez-Uribe – LSE CEP
Maria Lopez-Uribe is a Phd Candidate in Development Economics and a teaching Fellow in Economics at the London School of Economics. She is also a researcher affiliated to the Centre for Economic Performance at LSE and to the Economics Department at Universidad de los Andes in Bogota, Colombia. Her research interests focus on development economics and Political Economy.
Mary J. Lopez – Occidental College
Mary Lopez an Associate Professor of Economics at Occidental College. Her primary field of interest is labor economics. Her teaching and research interests include immigration and immigration policy; gender and racial inequality; poverty; and Latino entrepreneurship.
Gregory J. Love – University of Mississippi
Greg Love is an assistant professor of political science at the University of Mississippi. He specializes in the politics of Latin America and developing countries broadly. One of his specific research interests is how political careers develop and change in transitional democracies and how these changes affect the quality of governance. He has conducted extensive field research in Mexico and Chile for this and other projects.
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Michael Lovenheim – Cornell University
Michael Lovenheim is an Associate Professor in the Department of Policy Analysis and Management at Cornell University. His research is in public finance and labor economics, particularly focusing on the economics of education and issues in local taxation and regulation.
John Lovett – University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
John Lovett is a graduate student at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, specializing in American Politics. His dissertation focuses on the notion of party branding and rebranding, and what conditions cause political parties to shift their issue priorities.
Rebecca Lowenhaupt – Boston College
Rebecca Lowenhaupt is an Assistant Professor at the Lynch School of Education at Boston College. Her research focuses on district and school leadership in the context of immigration and policy reform. A former middle school teacher, she holds a Ph.D. in educational leadership and policy analysis from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Northwestern University in the School of Education and Social Policy.
Patrick Lowery – Virginia Commonwealth University
Patrick Lowery is an Assistant Professor in the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University. Patrick’s research focuses on the intersections of race, poverty, inequalities, and the juvenile justice system, as well as sociological theories of crime.
Robert Lowry – University of Texas at Dallas
Robert Lowry is Professor of Political Science at the University of Texas at Dallas. His research interests include political and civic organizations, fiscal policy and budgeting institutions, and the political economy of higher education.
Jeremy Luallen – Abt Associates
Dr. Luallen is an economist with Abt Associates Inc., a public policy consulting firm in Cambridge, MA, and is a faculty member at Tufts University. He specializes in quantitative research and policy analysis, including research in criminal justice. His latest research focuses issues related to prison populations and prison population growth and has also been featured in the Wall Street Journal.
Christopher Lubienski – University of Illinois
Christopher Lubienski is a professor of education policy and Director of the Forum on the Future of Public Education at the University of Illinois. His research focuses on the intersections of public and private interests in education in areas such as school choice, charter schools, voucher programs, and home-schooling, as well as in education policymaking.
David Luke – University of Kentucky
David Luke is a Research Assistant in the Department of Sociology, at the University of Kentucky.
Michael Lumbers – Wikistrat
Michael Lumbers is author of Piercing the Bamboo Curtain: Tentative Bridge Building to China During the Johnson Years and a Senior Analyst at Wikistrat. His writing has appeared in the Washington Post, Diplomatic History and the Journal of Cold War Studies.
Robin L. Lumsdaine – American University/NBER
Robin L. Lumsdaine is the Crown Prince of Bahrain Professor of International Finance at American University’s Kogod School of Business, a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, and Senior Fellow at the Center for Financial Stability
Matthew D. Luttig – University of Minnesota
Matthew Luttig is a PhD candidate at the University of Minnesota. His research examines the origins of political extremism, the politics of racial intolerance, and the effects of economic inequality on political behavior.
Jason Lyall – Yale University
Jason Lyall is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at Yale University. His research focuses on violence and its effects in both conventional and counterinsurgency wars, with special emphasis on Afghanistan. His website is www.jasonlyall.com. Follow him on Twitter (@jaylyall_red5).
Emily K. Lynch – Ohio State University
Emily K. Lynch is a PhD. Candidate in American Politics at the Ohio State University with research interests in political psychology, Congress, public opinion, and political communication. Her dissertation project examines the intersection of legislative behavior and political psychology.
Christopher J. Lyons – University of New Mexico
Christopher J. Lyons is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of New Mexico. His work focuses on race/ethnicity and sociolegal control, and integrates insights from social disorganization, public social control, racial politics, and political economy perspectives to account for the spatial distribution of crime across neighborhoods.
Jeffrey Lyons – Boise State University
Jeffrey Lyons is an assistant professor of political science at Boise State University. His research focuses on public opinion, political behavior, and state and local politics.
Tetiana Lysenko – University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Tetiana Lysenko is a doctoral student in the Department of Geography & Earth Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She received a B.S. degree in International Tourism Management and a M.S. degree in Recreation and Leisure Management. Her current research focuses on immigrant, ethnic minority, and women in the U.S. urban labor markets, particularly in STEM industry.
Mark Lytle – Bard College
Mark Lytle is the Lyford Patterson and Mary Gray Edwards Professor of History at Bard College.
Bilal Khan is a litigation lawyer in the UK government sector. He previously researched international law at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law and Reprieve, and advised on human rights at Liberty. He holds an LLM (Public International Law) from the LSE, where he specialized in the use of force and human rights. The views expressed here are made in his private capacity.