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Nicholas W. Carnes

Professor in the Sanford School of Public Policy
Sanford School of Public Policy

Overview


Nick Carnes joined the faculty at the Sanford School in July 2011. He is a political scientist whose research focuses on American politics, economic and social class inequality, and political representation.

Carnes is currently working on a book that examines the shortage of people from working-class backgrounds in national legislatures around the world. (On leave Spring 2023.)

Current Appointments & Affiliations


Professor in the Sanford School of Public Policy · 2022 - Present Sanford School of Public Policy
Professor of Political Science · 2022 - Present Political Science, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
Professor of Sociology · 2022 - Present Sociology, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences

Education, Training & Certifications


Princeton University · 2011 Ph.D.
Princeton University · 2008 M.A.
The University of Tulsa · 2006 A.B.