Saint Louis University

Jason Windett

Office: McGannon Hall, Room 152
Phone: 314.977.3622
Office hours: Fall 2015 - Tuesday/Thursday 2:00-4:00, and by appointment

Personal webpage

Dr. Jason Windett, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Saint Louis University, specializes in state and local politics, the role of gender and race in politics, and public policy.  Dr. Windett also organizes the Political Science Department's annual Gender and Politics conference.

Education. Dr. Windett received a B.A. in political science from Catawba College and a Master of Arts from Appalachian State University.  He received his Ph.D. in political science with concentrations in American politics, methodology, and public policy from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  

Teaching. Dr. Windett teaches undergraduate and graduate level courses in state and local politics, gender and American politics, as well as urban politics and economic development.  He also teaches the undergraduate research methods course. 

Research.  Dr. Windett's research agenda focuses broadly on the area of representation in American state politics. His dissertation, Understanding Female Candidates and Campaigns for Governor, was awarded the Christopher Z. Mooney Award for the best dissertation in the area of State Politics by the State Politics Section of the American Political Science Association. His research has appeared in Public Opinion Quarterly, American Politics Research, State Politics and Policy Quarterly, the Journal of Law and Courts, Politics, Groups, and Identities, and the Journal of Women, Politics, and Policy. Dr. Windett's research has been supported by numerous grants, including a National Science Foundation Award.  


American Political Systems
Electoral Politics syllabus
Gender and American Politics syllabus
State and Local Politics syllabus
Urban Politics syllabus
Urban Economic Development
Research Methods syllabus

American Political Institutions syllabus
American State Politics syllabus
Gender and American Politics syllabus 

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