Amy Jasperson

Associate Professor of Political Science, Chair
(901) 843-3434

Dr. Jasperson’s teaching and research interests focus on American politics, political communication, public opinion, and political psychology.

She comes to Rhodes from the University of Texas at San Antonio where she taught from 1999 to 2012.  She was awarded the Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award (2011), the President’s Distinguished Achievement Award for Excellence in Teaching (2010), the President’s Distinguished Achievement Award for Excellence in Core Curriculum Teaching (2001), and was a charter member of the Academy of Distinguished Teaching Scholars (2012).

Education

Ph.D. University of Minnesota
*(American Politics, Comparative Politics, Minor in Political Psychology)
 
B.A. Wellesley College (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa)
*(Political Science, Art History)