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Jesse Rhodes

Professional Title: 

Associate Professor of Political Science

Service Role: 

  • Undergraduate Program Director (political science)

Office: 

Thompson 310

Phone Number: 

413-545-6185

Email: 

Office Hours: 

Spring 2016: Tu/Th 2:30-3:45 & by appointment

Degree: 

Ph.D., University of Virginia

Bio: 

My major areas of scholarly interest are social policy, voting rights policy, economic inequality, and political behavior. I have published a book on the development of federal education policy - An Education in Politics: The Origin and Development of No Child Left Behind - with Cornell University Press. My new book, Ballot Blocked: The Political Erosion of the Voting Rights Act, is being published by Stanford University Press. I have also published research on the politics of presidential rhetoric, the evolving relationship between the president and the parties, and the effects of state education reforms on parental attitudes and behavior.

 

Area of Study: 

  • American politics

Curriculum Vitae: 

Download pdf (116.81 KB)

Program: 

  • Political Science