Jennifer C. Lucas is an Assistant Professor of Politics at Saint Anselm College. She received a B.A. in Political Science from Providence College and an M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Maryland - College Park.
Her research interests include congressional politics and women and politics, and her research on gender differences in attitudes toward negative advertising has appeared in American Politics Research.
Dr. Lucas teaches courses on American politics, including campaigns and elections, research methods, women and politics, and congressional politics. She also is resesarch coordinator for the Center for New Hampshire Politics and Civic Life at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics at Saint Anselm. The center maintains data on the New Hampshire presidential primary, and examines state, municipal and county government, as well as the U.S. presidency. She co-founded the New England Women's Leadership Institute, a five-day residential program at poltical institute, which every summer trains more than 20 undergraduate women from across the region in all aspects of civic and political leadership.
Dr. Lucas discussed the 2008 New Hamsphire presidential primary with the BBC television, New Hampshire Public Radio, Reuters and other news outlets.
Dec 1, 2010 Boston Herald "Sarah Palin leaves N.H. out in cold for now"