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Jack Santucci, PhD

Jack Santucci, PhD

Assistant Teaching Professor
Department of Politics
Office: MacAlister 3025

Phone: 215.895.2463

Additional Sites:


  • PhD, Government, Georgetown University, 2017
  • MA, distinction, Government, Georgetown University, 2009
  • BA, honors, Political Science, McGill University, 2005

Research Interests:

  • Electoral Systems
  • Political Parties
  • American Politics


Jon “Jack” Santucci is an assistant teaching professor of politics at Drexel University. He teaches online and face-to-face courses in American politics, comparative politics, democratic institutions, and research methods. His research on election reform has appeared in major subfield journals, earning coverage by the Washington Post, Portland Press-Herald, Amarillo Globe-News, and other outlets. Before coming to Drexel, Santucci taught urban politics at Georgetown University, political parties at James Madison University, and was a Research Fellow at the Democracy Fund.

Selected Publications:

  • Santucci, Jack. Forthcoming. "Using Mixed Methods to Recover Electoral History: The American Path to Proportional Voting." SAGE Research Methods Cases.
  • Santucci, Jack. 2018. "Maine Ranked-choice Voting as a Case of Electoral System Change." Representation (early online version).
  • Santucci, Jack. 2018. "Evidence of a Winning-cohesion Tradeoff under Multi-winner Ranked-choice Voting." Electoral Studies 52: 128-138.
  • Santucci, Jack. 2017. "Party Splits, not Progressives: The Origins of Proportional Representation in American Local Government." American Politics Research 45(3): 494-526.