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Joel Sievert

Assistant Professor of Political Science, Texas Tech University

Joel Sievert is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Texas Tech University. He received his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Georgia. His research focuses on American political institutions with an emphasis on the presidency, congressional politics and elections, American political development, and separation of powers. He has published articles in journals such as the Journal of Politics, Legislative Studies Quarterly, and Political Research Quarterly and a book, Electoral Incentives in Congress.


Nationalized elections and the 2018 U.S. Senate midterms

October 23, 2018
In the months leading up to the 2018 midterm elections, media outlets and academics have devoted considerable attention to the potential for Democratic gains in the U.S. House of Representatives. Read More