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Jean Clipperton

Assistant Professor of Instruction

Ph.D.: University of Michigan, 2016


Research Interest(s): European Union; Comparative Law

Program Area(s): Methods; Comparative Politics

Regional Specialization(s): Europe

Joint Appointment



Jean's research focuses upon institutional design and change, the influence of institutions on behavior, and the interaction between institutions and behavior. Her recent work has focused upon how states create effective laws and the effect of legislative choices on outcomes, like constitutional longevity. Her research incorporates ideas and approaches from political science, complex systems, and social sciences more generally.


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