Through my research I seek to understand how culture and context shape the use of digital media in collective action and political communication more broadly. I also study representation, with a focus on electoral systems and political parties, and the politics of the environment.
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Jenkins, M. (2021). Bringing the Cross-Pressures Thesis into the Digital Realm: Subjective Social Network Heterogeneity and Online Political Expression. eJournal of eDemocracy and Open Government, 13(1), 144-163.
Jenkins, M. (2021). The Effect of Exposure to Digital Appeals to Participate in Collective Action Posted by Influentials on Protest Information Sharing: Evidence from Japan and South Korea. Asian Journal of Comparative Politics.
Jenkins, M. (2020). Contextualizing the Effect of Digital Protest Appeals on Political Self-Expression: Evidence From a Cross-Case Comparison. International Journal of Communication, 14, 6266-6285.
Bimber, B., Koc-Michalska, K., Gomez, D., Jenkins, M., & Boulianne, S. (2020). Public Beliefs about Falsehoods in News. The International Journal of Press/Politics (Advanced online publication, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/1940161220912693).
Jenkins, M. (2019). Natural Disasters and Political Participation: Evidence from the 2011 Triple Disaster in Japan. Journal of East Asian Studies, (Advance online publication, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/jea.2019.26)
Jenkins, M. (2019). Explaining Cross-country Variation in Collective Action in the Digital Era. Journal of Information Technology and Politics, 16(1), 1-19.
Jenkins, M., Sriram, S.,& Choi, J.D. (2017). A Comparative Analysis of Collective Action Frames in Nosamo and the Tea Party. Asian Journal of Comparative Politics, 2(3), 293-307.
Jenkins, M. (2020). The Unfulfilled Promise of Digital Networks: Heterogeneity in the Effect of Technology on Collective Action Mobilization." In Jones, J. and Trice, Michael (Eds.), Platforms, Protests, and the Challenge of Networked Democracy, Palgrave Macmillan.
"Pick a Side: The Effects of Falsely Balanced Reporting and Explicit Journalistic Intervention on Americans’ Beliefs about Voter Fraud"
"The Worst of All Worlds? Reassessing Disproportionality in Mixed-member Electoral System"
"Coattail Effects Matter: Upheaval in teh 2018 Busan City Council Elections"
"Explaining Networked Collective Action through Culture and Technology: A Cross-national Study of Information Sharing on Twitter."
"Too Small to Win, Too Important to Fail? The Paradox of Small Party Support in Mixed-member Systems." (with Geoff Allen).
"A Multi-National Examination of Engaged Norms and Critical Culture in East Asia"