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Jennifer Steen

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Assoc Research Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 3902
Assoc Research Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 3902
Biography

Jennifer Steen is associate research professor of Political Science at Arizona State University.  Previously, Professor Steen was on the faculty at Boston College and Yale University.  She received her Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley.  A former political consultant, Steen's theoretical and empirical work on the American electoral process is complemented by her background in the rough-and-tumble world of political campaigns. Prior to pursuing her doctorate Steen worked for candidates in local, state and federal elections. Professor Steen was also active in party politics, serving as a county precinct captain, national convention delegate and member of the Electoral College. 

Research Interests

Jennifer Steen's research agenda has twin foci, (1) the nature of electoral competition and its relationship to political representation, and (2) the political consequences of electoral rules and regulations.  

Research Activity
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SGS 401Political Statistics
POS 401Political Statistics
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
POS 394Special Topics
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
POS 401Political Statistics
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
POS 301Empirical Political Inquiry
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
POS 799Dissertation
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
POS 401Political Statistics
Spring 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
POS 333Interest Groups
Fall 2012
Course NumberCourse Title
POS 401Political Statistics
Service
  • Political Behavior, Manuscript reviewer (2010 - Present)
  • The Arizona Republic, op-ed contributor (2010 - Present)
  • KJZZ, Talk show guest (2010 - Present)
  • Minnesota Public Radio, Talk show guest (2010 - Present)
  • Morrison Institute/ASU, Research Fellow (2010 - Present)
  • Multiple, commenter (2010 - Present)
  • O'Connor House, advisor/consultant (2010 - Present)
Expertise Areas