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Jaime Settle CV 10-09

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									                                           Jaime Settle
                                       8042 Regents Road #303
                                         San Diego, CA 92122
                                             (619) 990-8174
                                            jsettle@ucsd.edu
                                      http://.dss.ucsd.edu/~jsettle



EDUCATION

Doctor of Philosophy   Political Science, University of California, San Diego, projected 2012

                       Comprehensive Exams: American Politics, Comparative Politics, Political
                       Behavior (Focus Field), with distinction

Master of Arts         Political Science, University of California, San Diego, 2009

Bachelor of Arts       Political Science, minor in Biology, University of Richmond, 2007, honors and
                       Summa Cum Laude


PUBLICATIONS

       “The Heritability of Partisan Attachment,” (with James H. Fowler and Christopher T. Dawes)
       Political Research Quarterly 62(3): 601–613 (September 2009)
      “Friendships Moderate an Association Between a Dopamine Gene Variant and Political
       Ideology,” with Christopher T. Dawes, Nicholas A. Christakis, and James H. Fowler, Journal of
       Politics (forthcoming)

WORKING PAPERS

      “The Social Origins of Adult Political Behavior,” with Robert Bond and Justin Levitt
      “A Genetic Basis for Homophily in Social Networks,” with James H. Fowler and Nicholas
       Christakis

HONORARIES AND HONOR SOCIETIES

Phi Beta Kappa, inducted spring 2007
Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Honor Society, inducted spring 2006
Mortar Board Honor Society, inducted spring 2006
Pi Sigma Alpha, Political Science Honorary, inducted spring 2006
Golden Key Honor Society, inducted spring 2004
Phi Eta Sigma, Freshman Honorary, inducted spring 2004

SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS

Pi Sigma Alpha Howard Penniman Graduate Fellowship, 2007-2008
Omicron Delta Kappa Graduate Fellowship, 2007-2008
Worth and Dot Howard Foundation Graduate Scholarship, 2007-2010
Delta Gamma Graduate Fellowship, 2007-2008
Edmund G. Brown Sr. Fellowship, University of California, San Diego 2007-2008
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University Mace Award (top graduating student in senior class), 2007
Omicron Delta Kappa Regional Leader of the Year, Region I, 2007
Spencer D. Albright Book Award (graduate with highest GPA in UR Political Science Department), 2007
Westhampton College Distinguished Leadership Award, 2007
May Evans Scholarship, (top junior woman in UR Political Science Department), 2006
Oldham Scholar (University of Richmond top merit scholarship), 2003-2007
Worth and Dot Howard Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship, 2003-2007
Omicron Delta Kappa “Salutes” Award for First-Year Female Leadership, 2004
National Merit Foundation Scholarship, 2003-2004

RESEARCH GRANTS

National Science Foundation, “Gene-Environment Interactions with the Political Context” (with James
       Fowler) 2008-2009 ($30,000) SES-0843907
University of Richmond, College of Arts and Sciences Research Grant, 2006-2007 ($400)
University of Richmond, College of Arts and Sciences Summer Research Fellowship, 2005 ($4,000)
University of Richmond, College of Arts and Sciences Summer Research Grant, 2005 ($800)

CONFERENCES AND PRESENTATIONS

   1. “The Social Origins of Adult Political Behavior,” American Political Science Association Annual
       Meeting, September 2009
   2. “A Genetic Basis for Homophily in Social Networks,” Behavioral Genetics Association Annual
       Meeting, June 2009
   3. “The Influence of School and Peer Networks on Social Integration and Political Trust,” Political
       Networks Conference, June 2009
   4. “The Influence of School and Peer Networks on Social Integration and Political Trust,” Sunbelt
       Social Networks conference, March 2009
   5. “Friendships Moderate an Association Between a Dopamine Gene Variant and Political
       Ideology,” Poster Presentation, Networks in Political Science conference, June 2008
   6. “The Heritability of Partisan Attachment,” poster presentation at the Behavioral Genetics
       Association Annual Meeting, June 2008
   7. Omicron Delta Kappa National Conference, February 2008, invited speaker on “Leader of the
       Year Panel”
   8. Virginia Social Sciences Association Meeting, March 2007 (presentation awarded distinction in
       the undergraduate category)
   9. University of Richmond Arts and Sciences Research Symposium, April 2007 (Presentation)
   10. University of Richmond Arts and Sciences Research Symposium, April 2006 (Presentation)
   11. “Life’s Tough Choices: Balancing Work and Life and the Role of Government Social Policy,”
       invited presentation at 2006 UR Alumni Weekend; research project was the subject of a feature
       article in the Summer 2006 University of Richmond Alumni Magazine)

RESEARCH AND WRITING EXPERIENCE

Research Assistant to Dr. James Fowler, Political Science Department, UCSD: focusing on the
     genetic components of political behavior and the properties of social networks
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Research Assistant to Dr. Marisa Abrajano, Political Science Department, UCSD: analyzing
     campaign advertisements of 2002 and 2004 gubernatorial, House, and Senate elections

Honors Senior Thesis, Political Science Department, 2006-2007: “Symbolism in the Embryonic Stem
    Cell Research Debate: Problem Definition and Agenda Setting for Federal Stem Cell Policy”

Genetics and Public Policy Center; Summer 2006: Internship included analysis of congressional
     legislation and national and international legal precedents relating to human genetics policy

University of Richmond School of Arts and Sciences Research Fellowship, 2005-2006: “Balancing
     Work and Life and the Role of Government Social Policy”

Pew Initiative for Food and Biotechnology, Summer 2004: Internship included analysis of
     international and national genetically modified food policies


PROFESSIONAL AND METHDOLOGICAL TRAINING

International Workshop on Statistical Genetics and Methodology of Twin and Family Studies: Advanced
Course, Certificate of Completion, 2009

Center for Teaching Development, Preparing Professional Faculty Program


TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Teaching Assistant (UCSD), 2009
Introduction to American Politics

Grader (UCSD), 2007-2009
Latino Politics in the United States; Racial and Ethnic Politics in the United States, Railroads and
American Politics, Politics in Mexico, Political Parties in the United States

Guest Speaker (UCSD), 2009
Invited presentations in Latino Politics in the United States and Political Parties in the United States


WORK EXPERIENCE

Virginia House of Delegates, Legislative Intern, Spring 2006


ACADEMIC AND COMMUNITY SERVICE

   Co-Founder and President, UCSD Political Science Graduate Council
   Co-Chair, UCSD Women in Political Science organization
   President, Omicron Delta Kappa, 2006-2007
   Student Member, Presidential Selection Committee for new University of Richmond President, 2006
   Founder, Co-Chair of Presidential Welcome Committee
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   Class of 2007 Senator, Westhampton College (UR) Government Association, 2003-2005, 2006-2007
   Student Member, Task Force for Undergraduate Experience, 2003-2005


LANGUAGE SKILLS

Fluent in Spanish (reading, writing, and speaking); spent fall semester 2005 abroad in San Sebastian,
    Spain

								
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