I am an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Houston. I received my Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Prior to my doctoral work at UNC, I received a Master’s Degree in Political Science from Appalachian State University. My research focuses on legislative behavior, state politics, and methods of social network analysis. My research has appeared in journals like American Political Science ReviewThe Journal of PoliticsLegislative Studies Quarterly, and State Politics and Policy Quarterly.

You can find a copy of my CV here.

You can find me on Google Scholar here.

You can find my replication materials on the Dataverse here.

You can find appendices to my articles here.

Email: jhkirkland@uh.edu
434 Phillip Guthrie Hoffman Hall
Department of Political Science
University of Houston