Jacob Ausubel

Jacob Ausubel

Jacob Ausubel


Email: Jacob Ausubel

Areas of Expertise

American Elections, Mis/Disinformation, Public Opinion, Religion and Politics


Major - American Politics

Minor - Research Methods

Jacob Ausubel is a PhD student studying American Politics. His research interests include elections, mis/disinformation, public opinion, and the relationship between religion and politics. 

Before starting grad school, Jacob was a research assistant at the Pew Research Center, a research intern at the Brookings Institution, and a student fellow at the Penn Program on Opinion Research and Election Studies (PORES). He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania.

B.A. in Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania

Ausubel, Jacob, et al. “Measuring age differences among different-sex couples: Across religions and 130 countries, men are older than their female partners.” Population Studies 76.3 (2022): 465-476.

Hackett, Conrad, and Jacob Ausubel. “Measuring the size of the U.S. Jewish population: New estimates from a Pew Research Center survey of Jewish Americans.” Journal of Religion and Demography 8.1-2 (2021): 89-100.