334 Commons Center
Tuesday 10:30 am to 12:00 pm or by appointment.
Ph.D., Political Science, Stanford University
M.S., Statistics, Stanford Universty
M.A., Economics, Stanford University
CSDI Research Focus
Legislative Politics and Policymaking
Elections and Electoral Rules
Congressional politics; Campaigns and elections; Statistics
Joshua D. Clinton
Co-Director, Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions
Prof. Josh Clinton uses statistical methods to better understand political processes and outcomes. He is interested in: the politics in the U.S. Congress, campaigns and elections, the testing of theories using statistical models, and the uses and abuses of statistical methods for understanding political phenomena.
- Clinton, Joshua D. "Congress, Lawmaking and the Fair Labor Standards Act, 1971-2000," American Journal of Political Science 56(2)(2012):355-372.
- Clinton, Joshua D., et al. "Separated Powers in the United States: The Ideology of Agencies, Presidents and Congress." American Journal of Political Science 56(2)(2012):341-354.
- Clinton, Joshua D., and Will Bullock. "More A Molehill than a Mountain: the Effects of the Blanket Primary on Elected Officials' Behavior From California." Journal of Politics 73(3)(2011): 915-30.
- Clinton, Joshua D., and Simon Jackman. "To Simulate or NOMINATE?" Legislative Studies Quarterly XXXIV(4)(2009): 593-622.
- Clinton, Joshua D., and John Lapinski. "Laws and Roll Calls in the U.S. Congress, 1889-1994." Legislative Studies Quarterly XXXIII(4)(2008): 511-42.
- Clinton, Joshua D., et al. "Design, Inference, and the Statistical Logic of Suicide Terrorism." American Political Science Review 102(2)(2008): 269-74.