Jonathan Nagler

Professor of Politics
Ph.D. 1989, California Institute of Technology; M.S. 1985, California Institute of Technology; A.B. 1982, Harvard University.

Email:  jonathan.nagler [at] nyu.edu
Phone:  (212) 992-9676
Office Address:  NYU Department of Politics, 19 W. 4th Street, New York, NY 10012
Office Room Number:  307

Areas of Research/Interest: Methodology; voting behavior; social-media, turnout; Latino voting; the economy and campaigns and elections

About Me: I am a Professor of Politics, as well as the Director of the Politics Data Center. I recently completed a book on voter turnout in the United States from 1972-2008 (Who Votes Now? Demographics, Issues, Inequality, and Turnout in the United States , Princeton University Press, 2014). I am also a co-PI of the NYU Social Media and Political Participation (SMAPP) Lab.

My Current Work: I am working on projects on the impact of economics on elections, and on the impact of social media on political participation. The later is currently funded by a grant from the INSPIRE program of NSF, our lab website describes some our work.

For a full list of my work, see my Vita.


Select Publications:


  • "Social Networks and Protest Participation: Evidence from 130 Million Twitter Users'',  (with Jennifer M. Larson, Jonathan Ronen, and Joshua A. Tucker), August, 2016.

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