Jacobson, Gary



Gary C. Jacobson is Distinguished Professor of Political Science Emeritus at the University of California, San Diego, where he taught from 1979 to 2016. He received his A.B. from Stanford in 1966 and his Ph.D. from Yale in 1972. He specializes in the study of U.S. elections, parties, interest groups, public opinion, and Congress. In addition to this book, he is the author of Money in Congressional Elections, The Politics of Congressional Elections, The Electoral Origins of Divided Government, A Divider, Not a Uniter: George W. Bush and the American People, and coauthor of Strategy and Choice in Congressional Elections, and The Logic of American Politics, as well as more than 120 articles in academic journals and collections.


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On his book Presidents and Parties in the Public Mind
(Our Cover Feature of March 20, 2019)