Jack Reilly

Assistant Professor of Political Science - Data Science Program - Gender Studies - Graduate Studies - Interdisciplinary Programs - Political Science - Social Sciences

Jack Reilly
  • Phone: (941) 487-4578
  • Email: jreilly@ncf.edu
  • Office Location: SSC 205
  • Mail Location: SSC 102

Assistant Professor of Political Science

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

Interests: Political Behavior, Elections, American Politics, Social Networks, Political Methodology/Applied Statistics

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 the social context in which citizens are embedded influences their political choices, preferences, and behavior.

Courses:
Introduction to American Politics
Public Opinion
Elections and Voting
Social Networks, Social Context, and Social Influence in Politics
Modern American Political Realignment
Quantitative Analysis of Political Data
Research Design in Political Science

Publications:

  • “From Respondents to Networks: Bridging the Gap between Individuals, Discussants, and the Network in the Study of Political Discussion” (with Matthew T. Pietryka, Dan Maliniak, Patrick Miller, Ronald Rapoport, and Robert Huckfeldt.) 2017. Political Behavior.
  • “Social Connectedness and Political Behavior.” 2017. Research & Politics.
  • “Noise, Bias, and Expertise in Political Communication Networks” (with Robert Huckfeldt and Matthew T. Pietryka). 2014. Social Networks.
  • “Noise, Bias, and Expertise: The Dynamics of Becoming Informed” (with Robert Huck- feldt and Matthew T. Pietryka). 2014. Chapter 9 in T.K. Ahn, Robert Huckfeldt, and John B. Ryan, Experts, Activists, and Interdependent Citizens: Are Electorates Self-Educating? Cambridge.
  • “Opinion Leaders, Expertise, and the Complex Dynamics of Political Communication” (with Robert Huckfeldt and Matthew T. Pietryka). 2014. Chapter 10 in T.K. Ahn, Robert Huckfeldt, and John B. Ryan, Experts, Activists, and Interdependent Citizens: Are Electorates Self-Educating? Cambridge.
  • “Networks, Interdependence, and Social Influence in Politics.” (with Robert Huckfeldt, Jeffery J. Mondak, Matthew Hayes, and Matthew T. Pietryka). 2013. In The Oxford Handbook of Political Psychology, eds. Leonie Huddy, David O. Sears, and Jack Levy. New York: Oxford University Press.