Jennifer Selin

Contact Information

314 David Kinley Hall
Assistant Professor
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Research Interests

  • Executive Politics, Regulatory Policymaking, American Institutions


  • Ph.D. Vanderbilt University
  • M.A. Vanderbilt University
  • J.D. Wake Forest University
  • B.A. Lebanon Valley College

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Mills, Russell W, and Jennifer L. Selin Don't Sweat the Details!: Enhancing Congressional Committee Capacity Through The Use of Detailees Legislative Studies Quarterly 2017.
Grissom, Jason A, Samantha L Viano, and Jennifer L. Selin Understanding Employee Turnover in the Public Sector: Insights from Research on Teacher Mobility Public Administration Review 76 2 2016, p. 241-251.
Selin, Jennifer L What Makes an Agency Independent? American Journal of Political Science 59 4 2015, p. 971-987.
Lewis, David E, and Jennifer L. Selin Political Control and the Forms of Agency Independence George Washington Law Review 83 4/5 2015, p. 1487-1516.
Clinton, Joshua D, David E. Lewis, and Jennifer L. Selin Influencing the Bureaucracy: The Irony of Congressional Oversight American Journal of Political Science 58 2 2014, p. 387-401.
Johnson, Gbemende, Bruce I. Oppenheimer, and Jennifer L. Selin The House as a Stepping Stone to the Senate: Why Do So Few African-American House Members Run? American Journal of Political Science 56 2 2012, p. 387-399.


Lewis, David E, and Jennifer L. Selin Sourcebook of United States Executive Agencies Washington, DC Administrative Conference of the United States 2012.