Jennifer Oser is a Senior Lecturer (equivalent to Assistant Professor) in the Department of Politics and Government at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, and a Senior Researcher for the Centre for Citizenship and Democracy at the University of Leuven (Belgium). She completed her Ph.D. at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel and has conducted research as a Visiting Research Fellow at Harvard University and at the University of Pennsylvania.
Her research agenda focuses on the relationships between public opinion, political participation and policy outcomes. Specific topics within this broad interest include participatory inequality, citizenship norms and values, online political behavior, and the linkage mechanisms between citizen participation and policymaking. The geographic scope of this research is broadly comparative, with a specialized focus on political processes in the United States, Israel and Europe.