Eleanor Neff Powell
I am an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin- Madison. My research focuses on the U.S. Congress, political parties, and the policy-making process with a particular emphasis on exploring the role of money in politics. I received my A.B. in Politics and Political Economy from Princeton University (2004) and Ph.D. in Political Science from Harvard University (2009).
- Book Manuscript: Where Money Matters in Congress
- "Money in Exile: Corporate Campaign Contributions and Committee Access" (Joint with Justin Grimmer, under review)
- "Dollars to Votes: The Influence of Fundraising in Congress"
- "Congressmen in Exile: The Politics and Consequences of Involuntary Committee Removal" (Joint with Justin Grimmer, Journal of Politics, 75(4), 907-920)
- "Understanding The Party Brand: Experimental Evidence on the Role of Valence" (Joint with Daniel M. Butler, Journal of Politics, 76(2): 492-505)
- "Driving Support: Workers, PACs, and Congressional Support of the Auto Industry" (Joint with Ryan T. Moore & Andrew Reeves, Business & Politics 15(2): 137-162.)
- "Crowded Space, Fertile Ground: Party Entry and the Effective Number of Parties" (Joint with Daniel Kselman and Joshua A. Tucker - forthcoming - Political Science Research and Methods)
- "How Not to Lie Without Statistics" (Joint with Gary King)
- "Revisiting Electoral Volatility in Post-Communist Countries: New Data, New Results and New Approaches" (Joint with Joshua A. Tucker - British Journal of Political Science 44(1): 123-147.)
- "Revisiting Public Opinion in the 1930s and 1940s" (Joint with Adam Berinsky, Eric Schickler and Ian Yohai, PS: Political Science & Politics 44(3): 1-6)
- "Pure Position-Taking in the U.S. House of Representatives"
- "Bias and Strategic Abstention in Congressional Roll Call Voting"
- "Professional Societies, Political Action Committees, and Party Preferences" (Joint with Steven L. Bernstein and Carol L. Barsky) - forthcoming- American Journal of Public Health).