Danielle Thomsen

Assistant Professor
University of California, Irvine


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I am an an assistant professor of political science at the University of California, Irvine. I was previously an assistant professor at Syracuse University. My research focuses on American politics, the U.S. Congress, and gender and politics. I published a book in 2017 titled, Opting Out of Congress: Partisan Polarization and the Decline of Moderate Candidates (Cambridge University Press).