Alumni (National Fellow)

Jasmine Farrier

National Fellow
Brooklyn, NY
B.A. University of Wisconsin (1992)
Ph.D. University of Texas (2001)
Dream Mentor:
Louis Fisher
The Constitution Project
Fields of Interest:
Economic Policy
Foreign Policy
Political Science


Jasmine Farrier is Chair and Professor of Political Science at the University of Louisville. She completed her Ph.D. in Government at the University of Texas at Austin. She was a fellow with the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia from 2000-2001 and then joined the faculty at Louisville in 2002. Farrier’s research interests include politics and history, Congress, presidency, and constitutional law. Her third book on US separation of powers development was published in December, 2019: “Constitutional Dysfunction on Trial: Congressional Lawsuits and the Separation of Powers” (Cornell University Press). Her research also appears in Presidential Studies Quarterly and PS: Political Science & Politics.

Thesis Description:

Why Congress Delegates Decisions on the Budget: Institutional Origins and Consequences

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