Jowei Chen, U Michigan: Racial Gerrymandering & Electoral Geography: Voting Rights Act's Effects on Cong Partisan Control & Electoral Competition
Jowei Chen is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Michigan. His research interests include distributive politics, executive agencies and legislatures. He has studied how legislators' pork-barreling strategies are shaped by the electoral geography of their districts, and he has examined how government spending influences voters. He is also interested in the political control of executive agencies. Jowei moved to Michigan in 2009 after finishing graduate school at Stanford.
Professor Chen's paper is posted at this link:
Audience: Faculty, fellows, and graduate students only
Location: 300 Wallace Hall
Date/Time: 02/06/14 at 12:00 pm - 02/06/14 at 1:30 pm
Department: Center for Study of Democratic Politics