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Curriculum Vitae

A downloadable version of my C.V. is posted at the bottom of this page.

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D.   Binghamton University (SUNY), Political Science, 2012  
  • M.A.    Binghamton University (SUNY), Political Science, 2010
  • B.A.    Smith College, Government, 2002

RESEARCH AND TEACHING INTERESTS

  • Mass political behaviour
  • Research methodology
  • State Politics
  • Political Communication
FELLOWSHIPS, AWARDS, APPOINTMENTS
  • Visiting Scholar, Department of Political Science at Florida State University, 2011.
  • Travel Award by Conference on Politics Experiments at University of Virginia, May 19-20, 2010.
  • George L. Hinman Doctoral Fellowship by the Department of Political Science, 2007-2011.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Government, University of West Florida, 2013-present.
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Government, University of West Florida, 2012-2013.
  • Research Assistant for Jeffrey Yates, at the Department of Political Science, Binghamton University, Spring 2011. Data collection and analysis on fear and citizen behavior.
  • Research Assistant for Leslie Gates, at the Department of Sociology, Binghamton University, March 2011 – August 2012. Cleaned and analyzed data on Latin American political attitudes.
  • Research Assistant for Jennifer Jensen at the Department of Political Science, Binghamton University, Spring 2008. Archival research; assembled a data set covering governors’ careers from 1930 to 2000.
  • Senior Research Analyst, Cision Worldwide, 2003–2007
  • Assistant Account Executive, Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide, 2002-2003

PUBLICATIONS

  • Jensen, Jennifer, and Jenna Kelkres Emery. 2011. “The First State Lobbyists: State Offices in Washington during World War II.” Journal of Policy History. 23:117-149.
  • Exit Polling Assignment instructional series, Soomo Publishing, 2012, with Alison Howard.

WORKS IN PROGRESS

  • "Community Response to Tragedy: School Shootings and Local Government."
  • “Using Subjective Measurements: Predicting Partisanship with Social Identity and Ideology.”
  • Emery, Jennifer Kelkres and Lisa VanWormer. “Is there a universal message? An experiment with candidate communication for teens and seniors.”
  • Gates, Leslie and Jennifer Kelkres Emery. “The Politicization of Business and the Fate of Latin America’s Anti-neoliberal Left: 1995-2006,” to be submitted to the Annual Sociological Review.
  • “Exit Polling as Instructional Resource: Data from the 2012 Election,” with Jocelyn Evans and Alison Howard.

CONFERENCE PAPERS

  •  Anti-Partisanship: Social Identity Cues and the Strength of Partisanship.” Presented at the annual meeting of the Florida Political Science Association, Tampa, FL. March 17, 2012.
  • Counting Tree Rings: Elections as Behavioral Conditioning.” Presented at the Annual meeting of the Southern Political Science Association, New Orleans, LA. January 6-8, 2011.
  • Mason, E. Hayley, and Jenna Kelkres Emery. “The Oppressive Swing State: The Electoral College and Presidential Policy Support.” Presented at the annual meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL. April 22-25, 2010.
  • Emery, Jenna Kelkres, and Jonathan Krasno. “Seeing Clearly: Candidate Positioning In the Senate.” Presented at the annual meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL. April 2-5, 2009.
  • Jensen, Jennifer, and Jenna Kelkres Emery. “The First State Lobbyists: State Lobbying Offices in Washington During World War II.” Presented at the annual meeting of the Northeastern Political Science Association, Boston, MA. November 13-15, 2008.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

University of West Florida, 2012-2013, Visiting Assistant Professor:

  • Analyzing Politics (research methods and policy analysis), Fall 2012
  • Introduction to American Politics, Fall 2012
  • Public Opinion, Fall 2012
  • Independent Study: Introduction to Game Theory, Fall 2012
  • Elections 2012, Spring 2012

Binghamton University, Political Science Department:

  • Seminar in Issue Voting, Spring 2010
  • Introduction to American Politics, Winter 2011
  • Introduction to American Politics, Fall 2007 (TA)
  • Introduction to Comparative Politics, Fall 2009 (TA)
  • Introduction to World Politics, Fall 2011 (TA)
  • Political Internships, Spring 2008 (TA)
Binghamton University, Department of Public Administration:
  • Introduction to Bureaucracy, Spring 2008

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
  • Panel Chair and discussant on “American Politics: Political Socialization, Partisanship, and Civic Engagement” at the annual meeting of the Florida Political Science Association, Tampa, FL, March 17, 2012.
DEPARTMENTAL AND UNIVERSITY SERVICE
  • Internships Coordinator, Department of Government, University of West Florida, 2012-present.
  • Judge for Student Scholar Symposium, Psychology division, at the University of West Florida, 2012 & 2013.
  • President of the Political Science Graduate Student Organization, Binghamton University, 2008-2009.

ADDITIONAL TRAINING AND PROGRAM PARTICIPATION
  • Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 2010
  • Conference on Politics Experiments at University of Virginia, May 19-20, 2010
  • Summer Institute of Political Psychology (SIPP), Stanford University, 2009
  • Eighth Annual Conference on State Politics and Policy, Philadelphia, PA, May 30-31, 2008.

METHODS TRAINING
  • Research Methods and Statistics I
  • Research Methods and Statistics II
  • Maximum Likelihood Estimation
  • Longitudinal Analysis
  • Introductory Game Theory
  • Advanced Game Theory

ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIP

  • American Political Science Association
  • - Experimental Methods Section
  • Midwest Political Science Association
  • Southern Political Science Association
  • American Association for Public Opinion Research
  • Florida Political Science Association

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