Jonathan Hack

Areas of Expertise

Judicial Politics, Political Institutions, Public Law, State-level institutional behavior

Major — American Politics

Minor — Research Methods

Jonathan is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Political Science at George Washington University. His research and teaching focus on state judiciaries and how modes of selection structure both judicial behavior and institutional interactions.

Current Research

Dissertation Title: The Semisoverreign Courts: An Exploration of Judicial Selection Mechanisms and Institutional Independence


M.Phil, George Washington University, 2017
MA, George Washington University, 2016
BA, Clark University, 2009