Jacob Neiheisel

Assistant Professor

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Email: jacobnei@buffalo.edu


Office 422 Park Hall

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Courses Taught:

PSC 101: Introduction to American Politics

PSC 307: Political Parties

PSC 505: Seminar in American Politics

Current Research:

Political Communication, Election Administration, Religion and Politics, Political Behavior, Political Parties

Brief Bio:

Jake Neiheisel is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at UB. Much of his research focuses on the effects of elite communication on members of the mass public. His work has appeared in Political Research Quarterly, Legislative Studies Quarterly, Political Communication, American Politics Research, Social Science Quarterly, and Polity. He earned his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and his B.A. 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.

Selected Recent Research:

“On the Limits of Persuasion: Campaign Ads and the Structure of Voters’ Interpersonal Discussion Networks.” Forthcoming in Political Communication (with Sarah Niebler)

“The Use of Party Brand Labels in Congressional Election Campaigns.” (2013). Legislative Studies Quarterly 38(3): 377-403 (with Sarah Niebler)

“Election Administration and the Pure Effect of Voter Registration on Turnout.” (2013). Political Research Quarterly 66(1): 77-90 (with Barry Burden)

“The Impact of Election Day Registration on Voter Turnout and Election Outcomes.” (2012). American Politics Research 40(4): 636-664 (with Barry Burden)

“How Religious Communities Affect Political Participation Among Latinos.” (2012). Social Science Quarterly 93(2): 333-355 (with Paul Djupe)

Last updated 4/22/15