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Jennifer HeerwigAssociate ProfessorSociologyCollege of Arts and Sciences
Heerwig's current research uses an original “big" data set called the Longitudinal Elite Contributor Dataset (LECD) to study patterns in the donation strategies of elite campaign contributors in federal elections. She has co-authored work in the areas of social demography, public opinion, and public policy including publications on the long-term effects of military service on health outcomes and attitudes toward gay marriage.
- PhD and MA, New York University
- BA, Gallatin School of Individualized Study
September 16, 2021Public Campaign Funding Gains Steam to Counter Big Donors’ SwayBloombergRead ArticleAugust 21, 2021Did Seattle’s Democracy Vouchers combat 'big money' in August's mayoral primary?KUOW-FM/NPRRead ArticleJanuary 15, 2021Why does Hallmark Cards have a political action committee?MarketPlaceRead ArticleFebruary 7, 2023‘Democracy Vouchers’ Put Free Campaign Cash in the Hands of VotersStatelineRead ArticleMarch 1, 2021Trump’s fundraising keeps him at the center of GOP politicsMarketPlaceRead Article