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Janet M. Box-Steffensmeier, Ph.D.

Ohio State University, Columbus

Address: 2140 Derby Hall, 154 North Oval Mall

City: Columbus, Ohio - 43210-1373

Country: United States

About Me:

Janet M. Box-Steffensmeier is Vernal Riffe Professor of Political Science and Professor of Sociology by courtesy (Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin, 1993).  She is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences and was an inaugural fellow of the Society for Political Methodology. Box-Steffensmeier served as the President of the Midwest Political Science Association and the Political Methodology Society as well as Treasurer and Vice President of the American Political Science Association.  She has twice received the Gosnell Award for the best work in political methodology and the Emerging Scholar Award of the Elections, Public Opinion, and Voting Behavior Section of the American Political Science Association. The Box-Steffensmeier Graduate Student Award, given annually by the Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) is given in recognition of her contributions in political methodology and her support of women in the field.  She received a Distinguished Teaching Award form the Poltiical Science Department, Distinguished Undergraduate Mentor Award & Distinguished Scholar Award from Ohio State University, Political Methdology Excellence in Mentoring Award, Women's Caucus for the Midwest Political Science Association's Outstanding Professional Achievement for Scholarship and Mentorship, Political Methodology Career Achievement Award, and the Warren E. Miller Award for Meritorious Service to the Social Sciences.  She has served as the faculty representative to the Ohio State University Board of Trustees, Divisional Dean for the Social Sciences, Graduate Dean for Arts and Sciences and the Interim Executive Dean and Vice Provost for the Arts and Sciences.  

Research Interests

Research Methods & Research Design

Legislative Politics

Political Parties and Interest Groups

Elections, Election Administration, and Voting Behavior

Judicial Politics

Networks And Politics

Countries of Interest

United States