Justin Fox is Associate Professor of Political Science at Washington University in St. Louis and Director of Undergraduate Studies for the Department of Political Science.

Professor Fox's teaching and research focuses on game theoretic models of policymaking and American political institutions.


His current research examines how the courts and the bureaucracy can interfere with the ability of voters to hold elected officials accountable. He has also written on how campaign donors can influence public policy, the costs of transparency in government, and the potential benefits of partisan animosity.


Professor Fox's research has been published in the American Political Science Review, the Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, the Journal of Politics, the Journal of Public Economics, the Journal of Theoretical Politics, Political Analysis, and Public Choice.     

He received his B.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Rochester.  Prior to joining Washington University, he was a faculty member at Yale University.




Justin Fox
Campus Box 1063
One Brookings Drive
St. Louis, MO 63130 
Office: Seigle 237
E-mail:   justin.fox@wustl.edu