Jowei Chen

Associate Professor of Political Science, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts and Research Associate Professor of Center for Political Studies, Institute for Social Research
Jowei   Chen


Jowei Chen’s research interests include distributive politics, executive agencies, and legislatures. He has studied how legislators’ pork-barreling strategies are shaped by the electoral geography of their districts, and he has examined how government spending influences voters. He is also interested in the political control of executive agencies.