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Jennifer Jerit

Associate Professor

Tel: 850.644.8978
Office: 572 Bellamy Building
Email: jjerit [at] fsu.edu
Website: http://www.jjerit.com

Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D., University of Illinois, 2002. Principle research and teaching interests are in American politics, public opinion, political psychology, political communication, and methodology.

Research Agenda:

My research focuses on issues related to citizen competence. I am working on several projects that examine political knowledge and citizens’ attention to politics, with an emphasis on how different features of media coverage affect learning and news interest. In addition, I have variety of papers that explore elite behavior in the area of political rhetoric.

Undergraduate Courses:

POS 3931 Political Psychology
POS 4413 American Presidency

Graduate Courses:

POS 5237 Public Opinion
POS 6910 Experimental Methods in Political Science