Joshua C Wilson
Professor; Chair, Political Science
What I do
Professor of Political Science
American Politics, Law & Society, Abortion Politics, Modern American Conservatism
- Ph.D., Jurisprudence & Social Policy, University of California, Bekeley, 2006
- Law & Society Association
He is the author of three books: Separate but Faithful: The Christian Right's Radical Struggle to Transform Law & Legal Culture (Oxford University Press: 2020, co-authored with Prof. Amanda Hollis-Brusky, Pomona College and funded with grant support from the National Science Foundation); The New States of Abortion Politics (Stanford University Press: 2016); The Street Politics of Abortion: Speech, Violence, and America's Culture Wars (Stanford University Press: 2013). His academic work has also been published in Law & Society Review, Law & Social Inquiry, Law & Policy, Publius: The Journal of Federalism, and Studies in Law, Politics, & Society.
His research has been discussed in The New York Times, Politico, The Atlantic, Reuters, FiveThirtyEight.com, US News & World Report, The Boston Globe, TIME, Bloomberg News, CQ Roll Call, The Guardian (UK), Macleans (CAN), on NPR & PRI, and elsewhere.
Finally, related popular media pieces that he has authored have been placed in Newsweek, Politico, The Washington Post's Monkey Cage, The Christian Science Monitor, The Hill, NBC News' THINK, TIME, The Pacific Standard, and elsewhere.
For more on his research and writing in all areas, please see https://joshuacwilson.com.
Areas of Research
- Collaborative Research: The Efficacy of Support Structures for Legal Mobilization
- Honorable Mention recipient for Hubert Morken Best Book in Religion and Politics Award, American Political Science Association’s Religion and American Politics Section