Department of Political Science

Soren Jordan

Soren Jordan Associate Professor and Undergraduate Program Officer
7080 Haley Center
(334) 844-6265
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  • By appointment


Dr. Jordan teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in American institutions (especially Congress and the Presidency), political behavior, and political science research methods. His research focuses on lawmaking in Congress, especially how lawmaking strategies have evolved over time. His research further seeks to uncover whether changing lawmaking strategies systematically affect how representative policy is of constituent interests and whether lawmaking affects and Congressional approval. Prior to coming to Auburn in 2016, he was a Post-Doctoral Research Associate in the Department of Political Science at Texas A&M University after earning his Ph.D. there in 2015. 

Representative Publications

Hill, Kim Quaile, Soren Jordan, and Patricia A. Hurley. 2015. Representation in Congress: A Unified Theory. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Last Updated: November 03, 2021