publications

research

Jennie's research primarily focuses on the role gender plays in electoral politics and governance in the United States. From civic engagement, to candidate emergence, to constituent perception of candidates, gender impacts who runs for office, why, how they are perceived, and what impact they have.

Publications, Peer-Reviewed

 

“Social Media Learning as a Pedagogical Tool: Twitter and Engagement in Civic Dialogue and Public Policy.” PS: A Political Science Journal. Forthcoming.

“Is This the Care We Need?: An Examination of Childcare Policy in Pennsylvania." With Ashley Harden. Leckrone, J. Wesley, ed. Pennsylvania Politics and Policy: A Commonwealth Reader. Temple University Press, forthcoming.

 

"Where does the pipeline get leaky? The progressive ambition of school board members and personal and political network recruitment." Politics, Groups, and Identities (2018): 1-24.

 

"See it; be it? The use of role models in campaign trainings for women." Politics, Groups, and Identities (2018): 1-11.

 

“Campaign Trainings for Women: Collecting Puzzle for a Run for Office”with Monica Schneider. Mirya R Holman, Rachel Bernhard, Shauna Shames, and Dawn Teele (eds). Good Reasons to Run: Women and Political Candidacy. Temple University Press, forthcoming.

 

"FMLA in Pennsylvania: Analysis of Family and Medical Leave Policy in the State." In Pennsylvania Politics and Policy: A Commonwealth Reader, 2018 Volume 1, eds. J. Wesley Leckrone and Michelle J. Atherton. Philadelphia: Temple University Press. 

 

“Family Friendly Academic Conferences: A Missing Link to Fix the “Leaky Pipeline”?” with Angie Bos and Monica Schneider. Politics, Gender, and Identity. November 2017, 1-11.

 

“Is This the Care We Need: An Examination of Childcare Policy in Pennsylvania” with Ashley Harden. Commonwealth. August, 2017. Vol. 19, Issue 2.

 

“Gender, Risk Assessment, and Political Ambition” Politics and the Life Sciences. Fall 2016. Vol. 35 Issue 2, p1-17.

 

“Understanding political participation in West Africa: the relationship between good governance and local citizen engagement” co-authored with Kelly Krawczyk. International Review of Administrative Sciences. 2016. 0(0) 1-20.

 

“FMLA in PA: Analysis of Family and Medical Leave Policy in The State” Commonwealth. November 2015.

 

“Is Participation Decline Inevitable as Generations Age? Insights from African-American Elders” with Mary Herring, Lisa J. Ficker, Cathy Lysack, Marc W. Kruman, and Peter A. Lichtenberg. In Richard Marback (Ed): Generations: Rethinking Age and Citizenship.  Wayne State University Press. 2015.

 

 “The Road to Good Governance: Via the Path Less Accountable?The Effectiveness of Fiscal Accountability in Liberia” co-authored with Kelly Krawczyk. International Journal of Public Administration. September, 2013.

Research Reports

 

“Pennsylvania Sexual Violence Prevention Policies and Awareness on College Campuses: What’s Working?”. The Pennsylvania Center for Women and Politics. April 2019..

 

“FMLA In PA: A Report on Family Medical Leave in The State”. The Pennsylvania Center for Women and Politics. September, 2014.

 

“Is This the Care We Need: An Examination of Childcare Policy in Pennsylvania”. The Pennsylvania Center for Women and Politics. March, 2016.

 

“Women in the Pennsylvania General Assembly: The Impact of Women Legislators”. The Pennsylvania Center for Women and Politics. May 2017.

 

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