Jack Reilly

Assistant Professor of Political Science

Ph.D., M.A., University of California, Davis
B.A., Reed College

Professor Reilly teaches courses in American politics and political methodology. His research interests lie in the areas of political behavior, social networks, and political communication. In particular, he focuses on how communication barriers and differential levels of social connectedness affect the spread of political ideas through social networks and change the way individuals interact with the political and social contexts in which they are embedded.


Introduction to American Politics
Public Opinion
Modern American Political Realignment
Quantitative Analysis of Political Data
Research Design in Political Science


"Noise, Bias, and Expertise in Political Communication Networks." Social Networks, 2013. (with Robert Huckfeldt and Matthew T. Pietryka.)

"Networks, Interdependence, and Social Influence in Politics." In The Oxford Handbook of Political Psychology, 2nd ed. 2013. (with Robert Huckfeldt, Jeffery J. Mondak, Matthew Hayes, and Matthew T. Pietryka.)

Contact Information

New College of Florida
Division of Social Sciences
5800 Bay Shore Road
Sarasota, FL 34243-2197

(941) 487-4578

Office of the Provost
New College of Florida
5800 Bay Shore Road
Sarasota, Florida  34243

Phone: (941) 487-4200
Fax: (941) 487-4201