James Johnson

University of Rochester


Jim Johnson has taught in the Summer Program since 1997. He received his PhD, from the University of Chicago in 1991. He is former Editor of Perspectives on Politics and former Co-Editor, Journal of Theoretical Politics. He has served on the Editorial Boards of the American Political Science Review and The American Journal of Political Science. In 2005 he served as Program Co-Chair of the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association. He has received multiple awards for teaching and research including a Goergen Award for Distinguished Achievement and Artistry in Undergraduate Teaching at the University of Rochester and a residential fellowship at the Russell Sage Foundation. His articles have appeared or are forthcoming in the American Journal of Political Science, the American Political Science Review, Annual Review of Political Science, British Journal of Political Science, Comparative Political Studies, Journal of Theoretical Politics, Political Theory, and Politics, Philosophy & Economics.