Jana Morgan - Department of Political Science

 Published Research


"Decentralization and Party System Decay." Latin American Research Review. Forthcoming. [Preprint]

"Women in Political Parties: Seen but Not Heard" (with Magda Hinojosa). In Gender and Representation in Latin America, Leslie Schwindt-Bayer, ed. New York: Oxford University Press. Forthcoming. [Preprint]

    Winner of the Leon Weaver Award from the Representation and Electoral Systems section of the American
    Political Science Association.

"Deterioration and Polarization of Party Politics in Venezuela." In Party Systems in Latin America: Institutionalization, Decay and Collapse, Scott Mainwaring, ed. New York: Cambridge University Press. Forthcoming. [Preprint]

"Social Patterns of Inequality, Partisan Competition and Latin American Support for Redistribution" (with Nathan J. Kelly). Journal of Politics. 79 (1): 193-209. [Reprint] [Supplemental Information]

"Parties Under Stress: A Linkage Decay Framework Applied to the Chilean Party System" (with Carlos Melendez) Journal of Politics in Latin America. 8 (3): 25-59. [Reprint]

"Trust in Government Institutions: The Effects of Performance and Participation in the Dominican Republic and Haiti" (with Alissandra Stoyan, Sara Niedzwiecki, Jonathan Hartlyn, and Rosario Espinal). 2016. International Political Science Review 37 (1): 18-35.  [Preprint] [Supplemental Information]

"Gender and the Latin American Voter" in The Latin American Voter, eds. Ryan Carlin, Matthew Singer and Elizabeth Zechmeister. 2015. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, pp. 143-167. [Preprint]

"Conditional Status Quo Bias and Top Income Shares: How U.S. Political Institutions Benefit the Rich" (with Peter Enns, Nathan J. Kelly, Thomas Volscho, and Christopher Witko). 2014. Journal of Politics. 76 (2): 289-303. [Preprint]

"Latin American Attitudes toward Women in Politics: The Influence of Elite Cues, Female Advancement, and Individual Characteristics" (with Melissa Buice). 2013. American Political Science Review 107 (4): 644-62. [Reprint]  [Country-level Dataset]

"Market Conditioning, Redistribution and Income Inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean" (with Nathan J. Kelly). 2013.  Journal of Politics 75 (3): 672-685. [Reprint] [Link to online issue]

Bankrupt Representation and Party System Collapse. 2011. Penn State University Press. [Table of Contents; Chapter 1]

Van Cott Award for Outstanding Book from the Political Institutions section of the Latin American Studies Association, 2012 Winner.

Fernando Coronil Award from the Venezuelan Studies section of the Latin American Studies Association, 2014 Honorable Mention.

"Dominican Party System Stability amid Regional Transformations" (with Jonathan Hartlyn and Rosario Espinal).  2011. Latin American Politics and Society Volume 53, Issue 1, pp. 1-32. [Preprint] [Auxiliary Tables]

"Sociedad civil y poder político en República Dominicana [Civil society and political power in the Dominican Republic]" 2010. America Latina Hoy 56 (December): 37-58.

"Explaining Public Attitudes toward Fighting Latin American Inequality" (with Nathan J. Kelly). 2010. Poverty and Public Policy 2 (3): 79-111. [Preprint]

"Gender Politics in the Dominican Republic: Advances for Women, Ambivalence from Men" (with Rosario Espinal and Jonathan Hartlyn). 2008. Politics & Gender 4 (1): 35-63. [Reprint]

"Religious Traditionalism and Latino Politics in the United States" (with Nathan J. Kelly). 2008. American Politics Research 36 (2): 236-63. [Reprint]

“Partisanship During the Collapse Venezuela's Party System.” 2007. Latin American Research Review 42 (1): 78-98. [Reprint]

"Performance Still Matters: Explaining Trust in Government in the Dominican Republic" (with Rosario Espinal and Jonathan Hartlyn). 2006. Comparative Political Studies 39 (2): 200-23. [Preprint]

"Religion and Latino Partisanship in the United States" (with Nathan J. Kelly). 2005. Political Research Quarterly 58 (1): 87-95. [Reprint]

"Democracia y Género en la República Dominicana" (with Rosario Espinal and Jonathan Hartlyn). 2005. In Miradas Desencadenantes: Los estudios de género en la República Dominicana al inicio del tercer milenio, ed. Jineta E.B. Candelario, Santo Domingo: INTEC, Centro de Estudios de Género.  

"Counting on the Past or Investing in the Future? Economic and Political Accountability in Fujimori’s Peru." 2003. Journal of Politics 65 (3): 864-80. [Reprint]