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Connolly, Jennifer M., and Michael Touchton. 2020. “The Lure of New Jobs: How Framing Impacts Perceptions of Subsidies for Sports Teams.” Forthcoming at Public Budgeting and Finance.
Connolly, Jennifer M., Casey Klofstad, and Joseph Uscinski. 2020. “Administrative Burdens and Citizen Likelihood to Seek Local Public Services: The Case of Hurricane Shelters.” Forthcoming at Public Performance and Management Review.
Connolly, Jennifer M. 2020. “Running for Higher Office: Understanding Local Politicians’ Electoral Ambition.” Forthcoming at Public Money and Management.
Connolly, Jennifer M., Casey Klofstad, and Joseph Uscinski. 2020. “Leaving Home Isn’t Easy: Citizen Compliance with Local Government Hurricane Evacuation Orders.” Forthcoming at the Journal of Behavioral Public Administration.
Connolly, Jennifer M. 2020. “No Uber, No Tourists? Public Attitudes Toward Municipal Regulation of the Sharing Economy.” Local Government Studies. Pre-print available online.
Lucero, Eddie, Jessica Trounstine, Jennifer Connolly, and Casey Klofstad. 2020. “A Matter of Life or Death: How Racial Representation Shapes Compliance with City Disaster Preparedness Orders.” Forthcoming at Journal of Urban Affairs. Pre-print available online.
Connolly, Jennifer M., Casey Klofstad, Joseph Uscinski, and Jonathan West. 2020. “Public Preferences for Zika Policy and Responsibility in the Absence of Partisan Cues.” Journal of Public Policy 40(3):402-427.
Uscinski, Joseph, Casey Klofstad, Jonathan West, and Jennifer M. Connolly. 2019. “What Drives People to Believe in Zika Conspiracy Theories?” Palgrave Communications 5(1): 36.
Uscinski, Joseph, Jennifer M. Connolly, Casey Klofstad, and Jonathan West. 2019. “Communicating to the Public in the Era of Conspiracy Theory and Fake News.” Public Integrity 21(5): 469-476.
West, Jonathan, Casey Klofstad, Joseph Uscinski, and Jennifer M. Connolly. 2019. “Citizen Support for Domestic Drone Use and Regulation.” American Politics Research 47(1): 119-151.
Connolly, Jennifer M., Ben Epstein, and Leticia Bode. 2018. “Explaining the Varying Levels of Adoption of E-Government Services in American Municipal Government.” State and Local Government Review 50(3): 150-164.
Connolly, Jennifer M. 2018. “Can Managerial Turnover be a Good Thing? The Impact of City Manager Change on Local Fiscal Outcomes.” Public Administration Review 78(3): 338-349.
Connolly, Jennifer M. 2017. “The Impact of Local Politics on the Principal-Agent Relationship between Council and Manager in Municipal Government.” Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory 27(2): 253-268.
Connolly, Jennifer M. and Dyana P. Mason. 2016. “Ideology and Local Public Expenditure Priorities.” Political Research Quarterly 69(4): 830-831.
Bertelli, Anthony, Dyana Mason, Jennifer M. Connolly, and David Gastwirth. 2015. “Measuring Agency Attributes with Attitudes Across Time: A Method and Examples Using Large-Scale Federal Surveys.” Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory 25(2): 513-544.
Bertelli, Anthony, Jennifer M. Connolly, Dyana Mason, and Lilian Conover. 2014. “Politics, Management, and the Allocation of Arts Funding: Evidence from Public Support for the Arts in the UK.” International Journal of Cultural Policy 20(3): 341-359.
Excellence in Civic Engagement Faculty Award, presented April 2018 by the University of Miami Office of Civic and Community Engagement.
South Florida Educator of the Year, presented at 2018 American Society for Public Administration South Florida Annual Awards Reception.
Herbert Kaufman Award for Best Paper for “The Statistical Measurement of Accountability Constructs in American Governance,” presented at 2011 American Political Science Association Annual Conference.
Outstanding Achievement – Excellence in Scholarly Publication, presented May 2013 from the Price School of Public Policy at the University of Southern California
Haynes Foundation Dissertation Completion Fellowship (2013)
Duke University Initiative on Survey Methodology Conference Travel Grant to attend the Workshop on Longitudinal and Repeated Cross-Sectional Surveys. February 18-19, 2011.
Municipal Modernization in the 21st Century (Undergraduate and MPA)
Government and Business (Undergraduate)
Public Policy and Administration (Undergraduate)
Introduction to Public Policy (Undergraduate)
Money, Power, and Politics in American Cities (Undergraduate and MPA)
Democracy in Action: Local Government Simulation (Undergraduate and MPA)
Statistics for Politics and Public Administration (Undergraduate, MPA and Distance Learning)
The Political Environment of Business (Undergraduate, MPA and Distance Learning MPA) Introduction to Graduate Public Administration (MPA) Statistical Foundations for Public Management and Policy (MPA Distance Learning)
OTHER ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE
Independent Research Consultant, Pew Research Center (2014)
Editorial Assistant, Journal of Public Policy (2012-2013)
Research Associate, Bedrosian Center, University of Southern California (2009-2014)
Survey Research Assistant, USC/LA Times Poll (2010)
Graduate Research Assistant, UGA Survey Research Center (2009)
Graduate Research Assistant, UGA Dept. of Political Science (2009)
Head Public Opinion Polling Intern, Elon University Poll (2006-2008)
University of Southern California, Los Angeles CA
PhD in Public Management and Policy, 2014
University of Georgia, Athens GA
Graduate Coursework in Political Science, 2008-2009
Elon University, Elon NC
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Journalism, 2008
Minor in International Relations
Public Management, Local Government, American Political Institutions, Survey Research