Area of Expertise
Voter turnout, voter registration, voter mobilization, media/campaign effects, minority group politics/mobilization, political participation, voter attitudes, racial ethnic political behavior, race and politics
Jan Leighley is the co-editor of the Journal of Politics,a leading general journal of political science research. She is co-author Who Votes Now? Demographics, Issues, Inequality, and Turnout in the United States(2013). Previous books include Strength in Numbers? The Political Mobilization of Racial and Ethnic Minorities and Mass Media and Politics: A Social Science Perspective.