Georgia Kernell Assistant Professor
Research Interest(s): Political Parties; Representation; Campaign Strategies; Policy Outcomes; Voting And Elections; Internal Party Organization; Media; Participation; Consumer Sentiment; Economic Voting; Formal Theory; Quantitative Methods; Experiments
Program Area(s): Methods; Comparative Politics; American Politics
Regional Specialization(s): United States; Europe
Department Strength(s): Feminist and Gender Studies; Experimental Methods; Political Parties; Public Opinion, Political Communication, and Political Participation
Georgia Kernell’s research spans the areas of comparative politics, quantitative and formal methodology, and American politics. She is an expert in understanding how party organizations shape electoral success. Kernell is currently working on several projects that examine the institutions regulating party diversity, the normative implications of party organizations for representation, partisan biases surrounding electoral conduct, and how political information and crises shape consumer sentiment.
- Giving Order to Districts: Estimating Voter Distributions with National Election Returns, Political Analysis 17(3): Summer 2009, 215-235
- Political Party Organizations, Civic Representation, and Participation in Representation: Elections and Beyond, University of Pennsylvania Press, edited by Jack Nagel and Rogers Smith, 2013.
- Institutional Context, Cognitive Resources and Party Attachments Across Democracies (coauthored with John D. Huber and Eduardo L. Leoni), Political Analysis 13(4): Autumn 2005, 365-386
- Australia Divided: the 2013 Parliamentary Election, Electoral Studies 34: June 2014, pp. 357-361
- PS 315 Introduction to Positive Political Theory
- MMSS 311-2 Comparative Models of Democratic Institutions
- PS 403 Introduction to Probability and Statistics
- PS 405 Linear Models