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Melinda S. Jackson

Jackson, Melinda S.

Associate Professor,  Political Science
Professor/Academic,  Coll of Education - Foundation

Additional Contact Information

Phone Number(s)
(408) 924-5293

Office Hours
Spring 2014: Tues 12-2, Wed 2-3, and By Appointment

Areas of Expertise: Politics

Willing to be a media source Media Source   Willing to be a speaker Speaker   Willing to be a collaborative researcher Collaborative Researcher


  • Doctor of Philosophy. Univ Of Minnesota Twin Cities, 2005
  • Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude
    Simons Rock Of Bard College, Massachusetts, United States, 1995

Expertise Summary

American politics, California politics, public opinion, voting, media effects, political psychology, political identity