Adjunct Faculty Associate, ICPSR - Summer Program
William G. Jacoby is a Professor of Political Science at Michigan State University and Editor of the American Journal of Political Science. His areas of specialization are mass political behavior and quantitative methodology. His substantive research focuses on ideology and personal value choices in public opinion and voting behavior. His methodological interests include measurement theory, scaling methods, and statistical graphics.
- Ciuk, David J., and William Jacoby. 2015. "Checking for Systematic Value Preferences Using the Method of Triads." Political Psychology 36(6): 709-728.
- Lewis, Daniel C., Saundra Schneider, and William Jacoby. 2015. "The impact of direct democracy on state spending priorities." Electoral Studies 40: 531-538.
- Lewis, Daniel C., Saundra Schneider, and William Jacoby. 2015. "Institutional Characteristics and State Policy Priorities: The Impact of Legislatures and Governors." State Politics & Policy Quarterly 15(4): 447-475.
- Schneider, Saundra, and William Jacoby. 2015. "Graphical Displays for Public Opinion Research." in The Oxford Handbook of Polling and Survey Methods, edited by Lonna Rae Atkeson and R. Michael Alvarez. Oxford University Press.
- Jacoby, William. 2014. "Is There a Culture War? Conflicting Value Structures in American Public Opinion." American Political Science Review 108(4): 754-771.
- Jacoby, William, and David A. Armstrong. 2014. "Bootstrap Confidence Regions for Multidimensional Scaling Solutions." American Journal of Political Science 58(1): 264-278.
- Schneider, Saundra, William Jacoby, and Daniel C. Lewis. 2011. "Public Opinion Toward Intergovernmental Policy Responsibilities." Publius-the Journal of Federalism 41(1): 1-30.