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 US separation of powers theory and development at the University of Texas at Austin and received her Ph.D. in Government in 2000.  She was a 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 courses and research span all three branches of the US government, including a new book project on inter-branch lawsuits, separation of powers, and constitutional law. The book, tentatively titled "Constitutional Dysfunction of Trial," is currently under contract with Cornell University Press.

    Honors and Awards

    Distinguished Service Award, College of Arts & Sciences, U of L, 2015
    Grawemeyer Award for Instructional Development, Kentuckiana Metroversity, 2013, 2007
    Faculty Favorite, University Of Louisville, Multiple Years
    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