Douglas Spencer is Associate Professor of Law and Public Policy, and Roger S. Baldwin Scholar at the University of Connecticut. From 2016-2017 he was a Visiting Fellow at the Center for the Study of American Politics at Yale University's Institution for Social and Policy Studies. Spencer is an empirical legal scholar whose research focuses on campaign finance, voting rights, and election administration. His work has been published in the Columbia Law Review, California Law Review, Indiana Law Journal, University of Illinois Law Review, Journal of Law & Courts, and the Election Law Journal.

Spencer previously clerked at the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights in San Francisco, and worked at the U.S. Department of the Interior and the International Finance Corporation of the World Bank Group in Washington, DC. He was an election monitor in Thailand in 2005 and later worked as a researcher with the Pew Center on the States' Military and Overseas Voting Reform Project.

Spencer holds a Ph.D. in Jurisprudence and Social Policy from the University of California, Berkeley, a J.D. from Berkeley Law, an M.P.P. from UC Berkeley's Goldman School of Public Policy, and a B.A. degree in Philosophy from Columbia University.


Email: douglas.spencer@uconn.edu
Position: Associate Professor of Law and Public Policy

Website: Personal website, University website
Institution / Affiliation : University of Connecticut

Geographical Region: North America
Methodology: Field Experiments, Lab Experiments, Survey Methodology
Policy: Corruption, Elections