Tess Wise
Practice Job Talk  
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
This Friday, November 9 I will be giving a practice job talk at CGIS Knafel in room K109 at 1:30pm. Feel free to stop by!
Economic Insecurity and American Political Culture: An Ethnographic Study
Observing Bankruptcy Court in Memphis
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
A few months ago I was lucky enough to spend 3 days observing bankruptcy court in Memphis, Tennessee. I am indebted to my colleague, Shelby Grossman, who kindly gave me a place to stay, enabling me
Gender, Diversity, and Methods in Political Science
Monday, June 19, 2017
Gender, Diversity, and Methods in Political Science: A Theory of Selection and Survival Biases, a paper I co-authored with Professor Shauna Shames of Rutgers University, Camden, was published in the
Research Funding from JCHS
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
This summer I am lucky to be receiving research funding from the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard. This funding will allow me to continue the ethnographic research I have been conducting
Reminder to self: blog more :)
Thursday, August 18, 2016
It’s been a while since I updated this thing! I’m going to try to do a little better on that front. On the plus side, I’ve figured out what my dissertation is on (household debt and the politics of
I am a PhD candidate at Harvard University in the Department of Government and am currently on the academic job market.
My dissertation, The Debtor Class: Socioeconomic Practices and Political Perspectives of Americans in Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, is overseen by Jennifer Hochschild (chair), Daniel Carpenter, and Andrea Campbell (MIT).
Tess Wise