Dr. Philip Edward Jones

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Dr. Philip Edward Jones

Assistant Professor and Director of Internships
Political Science and International Relations
405 Smith Hall

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Philip Edward Jones, PhD (Harvard University 2009) joined the Department in 2009. His research focuses on democratic accountability and in particular how ordinary citizens understand and respond to their political representatives. He teaches courses on public opinion, campaigns and elections, and parties and interest groups. Professor Jones serves as director of internships in the department.

Recent Publications:

“Does the Descriptive Representation of Gender Influence Accountability for Substantive Representation?” Forthcoming, Politics & Gender.

“Economic Voting Appeals in Congressional Campaigns”. Forthcoming, Political Communication.

“Public Perceptions Regarding the Authenticity of the 2012 Presidential Candidates”. Forthcoming, Presidential Studies Quarterly. (With Lindsay H. Hoffman, Paul Brewer, Ruby Harrington, and Jennifer Lambe).

“Constituents’ Responses to Descriptive and Substantive Representation in Congress”. Forthcoming, Social Science Quarterly.

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