Recent Blog Posts
Victor, Jennifer. 2018. “How Kavanaugh’s Partisan and Gender Biases Weaken American Democracy.” Vox. October 1, 2018. https://www.vox.com/mischiefs-of-faction/2018/10/1/17920102/kavanaugh-partisan-gender-bias.
Victor, Jennifer. 2018. “Use Big Data to Explain Politics Rather than Predict It.” Vox. February 5, 2018. https://www.vox.com/mischiefs-of-faction/2018/2/5/16973996/big-data-explain-politics.
Victor, Jennifer. 2018. “Shutdown under a Unified Government? Blame Trump.” The Conversation. January 20, 2018. http://theconversation.com/shutdown-under-a-unified-government-blame-trump-90423.
Victor, Jennifer Nicoll. 2017. “To Understand Modern Politics, Focus on Groups, Not Individuals.” OUPblog. December 20, 2017. https://blog.oup.com/2017/12/understand-politics-networks-groups-individuals/.
Victor, Jennifer. 2017. “Trump Uses Pay to Play. Here’s Why and How to Fix It. – Vox.” September 6, 2017. https://www.vox.com/mischiefs-of-faction/2017/9/6/16262598/how-to-fix-pay-to-play.
Victor, Jennifer. 2017. “Being a Good Scientist and a Good Human: Thoughts on Teaching during Trump – Vox.” August 28, 2017. https://www.vox.com/mischiefs-of-faction/2017/8/28/16215972/teaching-during-trump.
Victor, Jennifer N. 2017. “On the Importance of Political Science Blogging.” Vox. May 29, 2017. https://www.vox.com/mischiefs-of-faction/2017/5/29/15701600/on-the-importance-of-political-science-blogging.
Victor, Jennifer. 2017. “The Persistence of America’s Political Polarization.” April 7, 2017. https://medium.com/@jennifernvictor/the-persistence-of-americas-political-polarization-40b264c17e3b.
Victor, Jennifer N. 2017. “The Dangers of Partisan Animosity.” Vox. April 3, 2017. https://www.vox.com/mischiefs-of-faction/2017/4/3/15153780/partisan-animosity-danger.
Victor, Jennifer Nicoll. 2017. “Parties Are More Likely to Form Coalitions with Groups That Are like Them and Show Loyalty, but Not Those That Are Rich.” USAPP (blog). March 13, 2017. http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/2017/03/13/parties-are-more-likely-to-form-coalitions-with-groups-that-are-like-them-and-show-loyalty-but-not-those-that-are-rich/.
Victor, Jennifer N. 2017. “Mapping the Trump-Russia Network.” Vox. March 6, 2017. https://www.vox.com/mischiefs-of-faction/2017/3/6/14820506/trump-russia-network-mapped.
Victor, Jennifer N. 2017. “How to Distinguish Conservative Policy Actions from Democracy-Threatening Actions.” Vox. January 30, 2017. https://www.vox.com/mischiefs-of-faction/2017/1/30/14440346/distinguish-conservative-policy-democracy-threat.
Democrats failed to gain a Senate majority, too. The Conversation, November 10, 2016
The Chaos in the GOP Reveals the Flaw in Democracy we don’t usually see. Vox.com, Mischiefs of Faction, October 18, 2016
Clinton Has More than 3 Times as Many Campaign Offices as Trump. How Much of an Advantage Is This? Vox.com, Mischiefs of Faction, October 5, 2016 (with Seth Masket)
Three pressing issues to think about this week besides debates, Vox.com, Mischiefs of Faction, October 3, 2016 (with Julia Azari and Jonathan Ladd)
Congress just took a rare bipartisan act, and the White House isn’t happy about it, vox.com, Mischiefs of Faction, September 29, 2016
Monday’s presidential debate: the Donald Trump show, starring Hillary Clinton, vox.com, Mischiefs of Faction, September 21, 2016
Can Congress build bipartisanship through caucuses? Theconversation.com, September 14, 2016
What is a party platform, and why do candidates often ignore them? Theconversation.com, July 26, 2016
Selected media appearances
Al Jazeera interview September 11, 2018
“Do courts have the power to overrule the will of the people?” August 8, 2018.
“A Scramble For Cash In Senate Races.” Interview with Peter Overby at National Public Radio. NPR.Org. Accessed May 9, 2018.
BBC news interview October 20, 2016
BBC World news interview October 20, 2016
Professor Jennifer Victor of George Mason University explains her research into the role that #caucuses play in #DCculture and #congressional politics.” Interview with Matthew DeMello. SpareMin. September 28, 2016.