I am a political scientist who writes about federalism, presidential politics, and public policy. I teach American politics and research methods in the Department of Government at Colby College.

​My scholarly work has appeared or is forthcoming in Perspectives on PoliticsPolitical Science Quarterly, Publius: The Journal of FederalismPresidential Studies Quarterly, Political Research Quarterly, Studies in American Political Development, Journal of Policy History, Education and Urban Society, and The Forum. 

Nicholas F. Jacobs
Assistant Professor, Government Department
Colby College
Waterville, Maine 04901 
Diamond Hall 265
(207) – 859 – 5315
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