Assistant Professor of Instruction
Area(s) of Interest
European Union; Comparative Law
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.
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