Collegiate Affiliation

Jane Lawrence Sumner is an Associate Professor of Political Science. She received her Ph.D. from Emory University in 2016. Her research focuses on the interactions between governments, companies, and the public. She's also interested broadly in measurement and data issues in political science.

Educational Background & Specialties
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Educational Background

  • B.S.: Political Science, University of Michigan, 2010
  • M.A.: Political Science, Emory University, 2014
  • Ph.D.: Political Science, Emory University, 2016


  • quantitative methodology and statistics
  • political economy
  • businesses and politics