Alumni (National Fellow)

Jasmine Farrier

National Fellow
Brooklyn, NY
B.A. University of Wisconson-Madison (1992)
Ph.D. University of Texas Austin (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. Farrier’s research interests include politics and history, Congress, presidency, and constitutional law. Her new book “Constitutional Dysfunction on Trial: Congressional Lawsuits and the Separation of Powers,” is forthcoming from Cornell University Press in December, 2019. Her research also appears in Presidential Studies Quarterly and PS: Political Science & Politics. She was a fellow with the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia from 2000-2001. She received the Distinguished Service Award from the University of Louisville in 2015.

Thesis Description:

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

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