Professor of Political Science
Ph.D., University of Rochester
Simon Jackman’s research centers on American electoral politics, public opinion, democratic representation and the art and science of survey research. In recent years his research has investigated the use of Internet as a platform for survey research, to better track the evolution of public opinion and produce more politically relevant assessments of American political attitudes. In 2007-08 he was one of the principal investigators of the Cooperative Campaign Analysis Project, an Internet-based, six-wave, longitudinal study of the American electorate leading up to the 2008 Presidential election. Jackman co-directs the Stanford Center for American Democracy and the is one of the principal investigators of the American National Election Studies, 2010-2013. In 2009 he published a statistics text, Bayesian Analysis for the Social Sciences, and is a former president of the Society for Political Methodology. Jackman is an associate editor of Annual Reviews of Political Science and Political Analysis. Jackman has taught at Stanford University since 1997, and has also had faculty appointments at the University of Chicago, the Australian National University, and the University of Sydney.
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