Jacob Neiheisel

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Jake Neiheisel is an associate professor in the Department of Political Science. Much of his research focuses on the effects of elite communication on members of the mass public.

Neiheisel's work has appeared in such outlets as the American Journal of Political Science, Political Research Quarterly, Political Communication, Public Administration Review and Legislative Studies Quarterly. He earned his MA and PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and his BA at Denison University, where he also served as a visiting assistant professor during the 2013-2014 academic year. He joined the department in the fall of 2014.

Related Publications:

Djupe, Paul A., Jacob R. Neiheisel, and Anand E. Sokhey. (2018). “Reconsidering the Role of Politics in Leaving Congregations: The Importance of Affiliation." American Journal of Political Science Vol. 62(1): 161-175.

Neiheisel, Jacob R., and Paul A Djupe. (2017). “Censor Morum? The 17th Amendment, State-Level Religious Diversity, and Ideological Extremism in the Senate." Political Research Quarterly Vol. 70(1): pp. 55-67.

Neiheisel, Jacob R. (2016). “Reconciling Legal-Institutional and Behavioral Perspectives on Voter Turnout: Theory and Evidence from Pennsylvania, 1876-1948." State Politics & Policy Quarterly Vol. 16(4): pp. 432-454.

Neiheisel, Jacob R. (2016). “The `L' Word: Anti-Liberal Campaign Rhetoric, Symbolic Ideology, and the Electoral Fortunes of Democratic Candidates." Political Research Quarterly Vol. 69(3): pp. 418-429.


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