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Ruth.Jones@asu.edu

Professor
School of Politics & Global St
Faculty
Mail Code: 3902

Coor 6736 (Map)
(480)965-6605

Bio

Jones joined the ASU faculty in 1981.  She received her B.S. degree from Indiana State University and her Ph.D. from Georgetown University. Professor Jones is the author of numerous book chapters on campaign finance and has contributed articles to the Journal of Politics, American Journal of Political Science, Western Political Quarterly, and the Legislative Studies Quarterly. Earlier work on political socialization was published in Journal of Early Adolescence, Journal of Political Science, Youth and Society, Urban Education, the Journal of Negro Education, and International Journal of Political Education. Her current consulting focuses on state-level campaign finance and her research and teaching interests include money and politics and political scandals. She was a founding member of the Arizona Citizens Clean Elections Commission.

Research Interests

Money and Politics

Political Scandals, especially U.S.

Courses

Spring 2014

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
POS 484 Internship
POS 494 Special Topics
POS 584 Internship

Fall 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
POS 191 First-Year Seminar
POS 494 Special Topics

Spring 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
POS 484 Internship
POS 494 Special Topics
POS 584 Internship

Fall 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
POS 191 First-Year Seminar
POS 494 Special Topics

Summer 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
POS 584 Internship
POS 590 Reading and Conference
POS 592 Research
POS 595 Continuing Registration
POS 599 Thesis
POS 790 Reading and Conference
POS 792 Research
POS 799 Dissertation

Spring 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
POS 484 Internship
POS 494 Special Topics
POS 584 Internship
POS 590 Reading and Conference
POS 592 Research
POS 595 Continuing Registration
POS 598 Special Topics
POS 599 Thesis
POS 695 Continuing Registration
POS 790 Reading and Conference
POS 792 Research
POS 795 Continuing Registration
POS 799 Dissertation

Fall 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
POS 191 First-Year Seminar
POS 494 Special Topics
POS 584 Internship
POS 590 Reading and Conference
POS 592 Research
POS 595 Continuing Registration
POS 598 Special Topics
POS 599 Thesis
POS 695 Continuing Registration
POS 790 Reading and Conference
POS 792 Research
POS 795 Continuing Registration
POS 799 Dissertation

Summer 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
POS 584 Internship
POS 590 Reading and Conference
POS 592 Research
POS 595 Continuing Registration
POS 599 Thesis
POS 790 Reading and Conference
POS 792 Research
POS 795 Continuing Registration
POS 799 Dissertation

Spring 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
POS 484 Internship
POS 494 Special Topics
POS 584 Internship
POS 590 Reading and Conference
POS 592 Research
POS 595 Continuing Registration
POS 598 Special Topics
POS 599 Thesis
POS 695 Continuing Registration
POS 790 Reading and Conference
POS 792 Research
POS 795 Continuing Registration
POS 799 Dissertation

Fall 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
POS 191 First-Year Seminar
POS 494 Special Topics
POS 584 Internship
POS 590 Reading and Conference
POS 592 Research
POS 595 Continuing Registration
POS 598 Special Topics
POS 599 Thesis
POS 695 Continuing Registration
POS 790 Reading and Conference
POS 792 Research
POS 795 Continuing Registration
POS 799 Dissertation

Summer 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
POS 584 Internship
POS 590 Reading and Conference
POS 592 Research
POS 595 Continuing Registration
POS 599 Thesis
POS 790 Reading and Conference
POS 792 Research
POS 795 Continuing Registration
POS 799 Dissertation

Spring 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
POS 484 Internship
POS 494 Special Topics
POS 584 Internship
POS 590 Reading and Conference
POS 592 Research
POS 595 Continuing Registration
POS 598 Special Topics
POS 599 Thesis
POS 695 Continuing Registration
POS 790 Reading and Conference
POS 792 Research
POS 795 Continuing Registration
POS 799 Dissertation

Fall 2009

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
POS 191 First-Year Seminar
POS 484 Internship
POS 494 Special Topics
POS 584 Internship
POS 590 Reading and Conference
POS 592 Research
POS 595 Continuing Registration
POS 598 Special Topics
POS 599 Thesis
POS 695 Continuing Registration
POS 790 Reading and Conference
POS 792 Research
POS 795 Continuing Registration
POS 799 Dissertation

Presentations

  1. Ruth S.Jones Comments. Vanderbilt University Conference on Representation. (Mar 2013).
  2. Four papers given on panel Interest Group Influence. APSA meeting. (Aug 2010).
  3. Four papers given on this panel Polarization and Realignment in American Political Parties. Southwest Political Science Association. (Apr 2010).

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Service

  1. CLAS development office, worked to get funds transfered to Junior Faculty endowment ; video for CLAS fund raising for scholarships (2013 - present)
  2. Political Research Quarterly, "Descriptive Representation Versus Financial Contributions,", Manuscript Review (2012 - present)
  3. Pi Sigma Alpha, Faculty Sponsor (2009 - present)
  4. ASU Liaison for the Legislative and Governmental Internship Program, ASU Liaison for all four campuses (2008 - present)
  5. Campaign Finance Institute, Member, Board of Trustees (2001 - 2012)
  6. ASU Legislative/Governmental Internship Program, Program Coordinator (2007 - 2012)
  7. Advisory Committee, Member (2010 - 2011)
  8. CLAS Standards Committee, Chair, Chair (2008 - 2011)
  9. CLAS Standards Committee, Chair (2008 - 2011)
  10. Legislative/Governmental Internship Program, Faculty Director, ASU (2007 - 2011)
  11. ASU Senate Ad Hoc Committee for Az. Higher Ed. Enterprise proposal, Member (2010 - 2011)
  12. ASU Legislative Governmental Internship Program, Program Coordinator (2010)
  13. Director of Graduate Studies, Director (2010)
  14. Pi Sigma Alpha, Facutly Advisor (2010)
  15. Channel 12 news, Interview (2010)
  16. Channel 3 News, Interview (2010)
  17. USA Today, JohnFritze article, Quotes from interview (2010)
  18. Freshman Orientation, Faculty member (2010)
  19. CLAS Standards Committee, Committee member (2008 - 2010)
  20. Ahwatukee Recreation Center Speaker Series, Speaker (2010)
  21. American Political Science Association, Chair of the Centennial Committee (2007 - 2010)
  22. CLAS Council of Academic Advisosrs, Speaker (2009)

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Curriculum Vitae / Resume

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