Representation and Politics in Legislatures Lab

Jeff Harden And Rachel Porter

The Representation and Politics in Legislatures Lab (RPLL) is a research group within the Rooney Center dedicated to advancing the study of legislative institutions, legislators, and representation in the United States and beyond. RPLL supports students, faculty, and other researchers affiliated with the Rooney Center who study the U.S. Congress, state legislatures, and/or local deliberative institutions. It is jointly managed by Jeff Harden and Rachel Porter.

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Ph.D. Students