Visiting Senior Faculty Instructors
Scott Ashworth is an associate professor in the Harris School. His research uses game-theoretic models to study a variety of issues in political science, with a special emphasis on campaigns and elections. Ashworth's recent research has examined the welfare economics of campaign finance, the sources of the incumbency advantage, the media's influence on policy choice, and some methodological pitfalls in the study of suicide terrorism.
Christopher R. Berry is an Associate Professor in the Harris School. His research interests are in the political economy of American local government and the politics of federal spending. He is currently engaged in two major lines of research. The first explores how the institutional design of local government influences political accountability and public policy. The second is an analysis of the ways in which executive and legislative politics influence the geographic distribution of federal outlays.
Ethan Bueno De. Mesquita is a Professor in the Harris School of Public Policy Studies at the University of Chicago and Director of the Program on Political Institutions. His research is focused on applications of game theoretic models to a variety of political phenomena including terrorism and insurgency, accountability and elections, and law and politics.
Brandice Canes-Wrone is a Professor of Politics and Public Affairs in the Department of Politics and Woodrow Wilson School. Her research interests include political institutions, elections, political economy, judicial politics, and the US presidency. Professor Canes-Wrone's current projects include ones of judicial elections, the economic effects of electoral cycles, and congressional elections. She is the author of numerous articles in leading journals of political science and the award-winning book Who Leads Whom? Presidents, Policy, and the Public (University of Chicago Press 2006).
Kosuke Imai is an associate professor of politics at Princeton University and an executive committee member of the Committee for Statistical Studies at Princeton University. He specializes in the development of statistical methods and their applications to social science research.
Adam Meirowitz is the John Work Garrett Professor of Politics at Princeton University. His research interests include the development of game theoretic models with application to a variety of political situations. He has published in a variety of scholarly journals of political science as well as economics. He is a coauthor of the award-winning graduate textbook Political Game Theory (Cambridge University Press 2007).