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Jean Clipperton

Assistant Professor of Instruction

Ph.D. University of Michigan, 2016
Curriculum Vitae

Area(s) of Interest

European Union; Comparative Law

Relevant Link

Political Science


Jean's research focuses upon institutional design and change, the influence of institutions on behavior, and the interaction between institutions and behavior. Her recent work has focused upon how states create effective laws and the effect of legislative choices on outcomes, like constitutional longevity. Her research incorporates ideas and approaches from political science, complex systems, and social sciences more generally.     


Courses Taught

SOCIOL 288/POLI SCI 388: Institutions and Society Syllabus

SOCIOL 303: Analysis and Interpretation of Social Data Syllabus

SOCIOL 400: Introduction to Statistics and Statistical Software Syllabus

MMSS 211: Institutions, Rules, and Models in Social Science Syllabus

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