University of Michigan
Associate Professor of Political Science
Jowei Chen is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and a Research Associate Professor at the Institute for Social Research. His research examines distributive politics, executive agencies, and legislatures, and he uses computer algorithms and geographic information systems (GIS) to study questions related to political and economic geography and redistricting. He has served as an expert witness in numerous redistricting court cases around the country, using computer simulations to evaluate redistricting plans.