About Georgia Kernell

Assistant Professor

Political Science

Northwestern University


Email: gkernell@northwestern.edu

Website: http://faculty.wcas.northwestern.edu/gkernell/

Biographical sketch and research interests

Georgia Kernell is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science and a Faculty Fellow at the Institute for Policy Research at Northwestern University.  Her research spans the areas of comparative politics, quantitative and formal methodology, and American politics. She is an expert in understanding how party organizations shape electoral success. Kernell is currently working on several projects that examine the institutions regulating party diversity, the normative implications of party organizations for representation, partisan biases surrounding electoral conduct, and how political information and crises shape consumer sentiment.