Jamila Michener

Assistant Professor
Government, College of Arts and Sciences

Contact Information

305 White Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 255-4332

Jamila Michener

Assistant Professor
Government, College of Arts and Sciences

Expertise
American politics; poverty and inequality; public policy; political participation; race and ethnic politics; urban politics

Current Research Interest
The relationships between race, poverty, public policy and politics; health policy; federalism and citizenship; political participation; civil legal representation

Selected Publications
Michener, Jamila. “People, Places, Power: Medicaid Policy Concentration and Local Political Participation.”  Journal of Health, Politics, Policy and Law 42, no. 5 (2017):  865-900.

Michener, Jamila. “Race, Poverty and the Redistribution of Voting Rights.” Journal of Poverty and Public Policy 8, no. 2 (2016): 106-128 (2016).    

Cornell Research Website Article
Why Are Lower-Income Americans Apolitical?