Senior Lecturer, Department of Political Science

Curriculum Vitae

Jeffrey Glas is a senior lecturer in the Department of Political Science at the University of Georgia and the director of the Data Analytics in Public Policy certificate program.  He received his PhD in Political Science from Georgia State University in 2015 in the fields of methodology, political behavior, and American politics. His teaching and research interests include the politics of collective action, political psychology (particularly the application of personality psychology to political behavior), and state politics.

  • PhD, Georgia State University, Political Science, 2015
  • MA, Georgia State University, Political Science, 2011
  • BS, Kennesaw State University, Political Science, 2007
Areas of Expertise
  • Political Psychology
  • Public Opinion
  • Media Politics
  • Political Campaigning
  • Quantitative Methodology
  • Experimental Methodology
Honors, Awards, and Achievements
  • Pi Sigma Alpha Talarico Teaching Award (2019-2020)
Course Instruction
  • POLS 4150 – Intro. Research Methodology
  • POLS 4515 – Campaign Politics
  • POLS 4550 – Mass Media and Government
  • POLS 4650 – State Politics
Selected Publications

Glas, J. “The Silver Screen and Authoritarianism: How Popular Films Activate Latent Personality Dispositions and Affect American Political Attitudes”, American Politics Research, 2018

Glas, J. “There is Nothing ‘Wrong’ with Kansas: The Effect of Race and Economics on Voting Correctly in United States Presidential Elections”, Presidential Studies Quarterly, 2016

Glas, J. “The Unintended Consequences of Congressional Action: Judicial Conviction Rates After Congressional Sentencing Reform”, The Justice System Journal, 2015

Glas, J. “Earmarks and Elections to the US House of Representatives”, Congress and the Presidency, 2012