Woodrow Wilson

Department of Politics

John Holbein

John Holbein studies political participation, political inequality, democratic accountability, political representation, and education policy.

His work has been published in the American Political Science Review, the American Journal of Political Science, the Journal of Politics, and Nature Human Behavior (to name a few). His research has been supported by two National Science Foundation grants.

His book–Making Young Voters: Converting Civic Attitudes into Civic Action–is forthcoming at Cambridge University Press. It explores ways to increase perpetually low rates of voter participation among young people.

His work has been covered by outlets such as the Washington PostVoxNew York Magazine, the Boston GlobeNPRBloombergPoliticoFast CompanySalonBusiness Insider, the 74VoxEu, and FiveThirtyEight.

Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Education

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