Jasmine Farrier, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Political Science



Jasmine Farrier grew up in Brooklyn, New York, and developed her interest in political science as an undergraduate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In graduate school, she studied American political development at the University of Texas at Austin and received her Ph.D. in Government in 2000. She was a post-doctoral fellow with the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia from 2000-2001. In 2002, Farrier joined the Dept. of Political Science at the University of Louisville.  Her current research includes a new book project on inter-branch lawsuits, separation of powers, and constitutional law.

Selected Publications

Honors and Awards

Faculty Favorite, University of Louisville, Multiple Years
Instructional Development Award, Kentuckiana Metroversity, 2007
Honorary Kentucky Colonel, Commonwealth of Kentucky, 2006
Victor A. Olorunsola Endowed Research Award for Young Scholars, U of L, 2004

Teaching Areas

POLS 201 Fundamentals of American Government
POLS 299 Introduction to Political Science (Honors)
POLS 311 American Presidency
POLS 312 Constitution Law - Government and Powers
POLS 317 American Congress
POLS 322 American Parties and Elections
POLS 495 Senior Seminar - Separation of Powers
POLS 625 Public Administration and Organizational Theory
POLS 629 Seminar in American Politics

Research Areas and Projects

Politics and History
Legislative Studies
Presidency Research
Law and Courts

Professional Memberships

American Political Science Association