Jeff Harden

Jeff Harden

Andrew J. McKenna Family Associate Professor

Fields of Study: American Politics, Methodology

Research and Teaching Interests: Legislative politics, state politics, representation, quantitative methods

Office Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 12:15 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. Please make appointment via link in bio.

2055 Jenkins Nanovic Halls



Concurrent Associate Professor, Department of Applied and Computational Mathematics
and Statistics

Jeff Harden specializes in American politics and political methodology. His research agenda in American politics focuses on political representation, public policy diffusion, and state politics. His methodology interests include interpretation and communication of statistical models, network inference, and simulation. His most recent book is The Illusion of Accountability: Transparency and Representation in American Legislatures (Cambridge, 2022). He has also published articles in several journals, including the American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Politics, and British Journal of Political Science.

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