Dr. Preece is an assistant professor in the Political Science Department at Brigham Young University. Her research focus is on political party candidate
selection procedures. She is interested in the effect of gender stereotypes, institutional structures, and recruitment methods on political engagement.
Christopher Karpowitz, Quin Monson, and Jessica Preece. Conditionally accepted. “How to Elect More Women: Gender and Candidate Success in a Field Experiment.” American Journal of Political Science.
Michael J. Barber, Daniel M. Butler, and Jessica Robinson Preece. Conditionally accepted. “Gender and Campaign Finance: A Regression Discontinuity Approach.” Quarterly Journal of Political Science.
Preece, Jessica Robinson. 2016. “Mind the Gender Gap: The Influence of Self-Efficacy on Political Interest.” Politics & Gender 12(1): 198-217.
Preece, Jessica Robinson, Olga Bogach Stoddard and Rachel Fisher. 2015. “Run, Jane, Run! The Gender Gap in Responses to Political Party Recruitment.” Political Behavior.
Preece, Jessica Robinson and Olga Bogach Stoddard. 2015. “Does the Message Matter? A Field Experiment on Political Party Recruitment.” Journal of Experimental Political Science 2(1): 26-35.
Preece, Jessica Robinson and Olga Bogach Stoddard. 2015. “Why Women Don’t Run: Experimental Evidence on the Role of Competition Aversion.” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 117(September): 296-308.
Preece, Jessica Robinson. 2014. “How the Party Can Win in Personal Vote Systems: The ‘Selectoral Connection’ and Legislative Voting in Lithuania.” Legislative Studies Quarterly 39(2): 147-167.
Working Papers & Current Projects
Recruitment and perceptions of gender bias in party leader support, with Dan Butler
Do Gender Quotas Induce Political Ambition? A Field Experiment in Uganda, with Olga Stoddard and Rachel Fisher
The Double Bind Still Constricts: Gendered Self-Presentation and Electoral Success in Republican Neighborhood Caucuses, with Alejandra Teresita Gimenez, Chris Karpowitz and Quin Monson
Do Gender Dynamics in Groups Evolve Over Time? Lab and Field Experimental Evidence, with Chris Karpowitz and Olga Stoddard
Uncovering the Mechanisms of Stereotype Threat: An fMRI Experiment, with Mikle South