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Christopher OjedaChristopher Ojeda

Assistant Professor

Phone: (865) 974-

Dr. Ojeda's Vita

Field of Study: American Politics


  • Ph.D. The Pennsylvania State University, 2015


Christopher Ojeda will be an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Tennessee starting in the 2017-2018 academic year. He is currently a postdoctoral scholar in the Stanford Center for American Democracy at Stanford University, having completed his PhD (2015) and MA (2011) in political science at the Pennsylvania State University and his BA (2009) in government at Christopher Newport University. His research focuses on political behavior, public opinion, and poverty and income inequality, has appeared in Political Psychology, Social Science Quarterly, and the American Sociological Review, and has received funding from the Russell Sage Foundation.

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