Mondays 11:00 am-1:00 pm and Tuesdays 3:00-5:00 pm.
Ph.D., expected 2013, Vanderbilt University
J.D. Wake Forest University
B.A. Lebanon Valley College.
Jennifer Selin is a graduate fellow at the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions. Prior to joining Vanderbilt's Department of Political Science in 2008, Jennifer practiced energy law and focused primarily on Western electricity market regulation and alternative energy licensing and development. Jennifer's research focuses on American politics, political institutions, bureaucracy, and political methodology. Her article: "The House as a Stepping Stone to the Senate: Why Do So Few African-American House Members Run?" has been accepted for publication in the American Journal of Political Science (with Bruce Oppenheimer and Gbemende Johnson).
- “Influencing the Bureaucracy: The Irony of Congressional Oversight.” (With Joshua D. Clinton and David E. Lewis), American Journal of Political Science (Forthcoming).
- “The House as a Stepping Stone to the Senate: Why Do So Few African-American House Members Run?” (With Gbemende Johnson and Bruce I. Oppenheimer) American Journal of Political Science 56(2):387-399 (2012).
- Sourcebook of United States Executive Agencies. (with David E. Lewis) Washington, DC: Administrative Conference of the United States (2012).
- “Political Responsiveness and Agency Independence.” Paper presented at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL.
- “The Diversity of Delegation and Consequences for Bureaucratic Responsiveness,” Paper presented at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Southern Political Science Association, Orlando, FL.