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Alex Keena

Assistant Professor

I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia.

My research focuses on political representation, Congress, and elections. I am particularly interested in the problems of partisan gerrymandering, money in elections, and representational inequality.


Will increasing small dollar donations polarize Congress?

February 14, 2019
The costs of mounting a successful congressional campaign have increased exponentially over the last three decades. In order to win in this environment, members of Congress must increasingly… Read More