Maya Sen

Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

Assistant Professor

79 John F. Kennedy Street

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

http://scholar.harvard.edu/msen

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (19)

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The Political Ideologies of American Lawyers

The Journal of Legal Analysis, Forthcoming, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 732, HKS Working Paper No. 15-049
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 30 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2015
Stanford University Department of Political Science, University of Chicago - Law School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Ideology; Lawyers; Law School; Campaign Donations

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Quantifying Discrimination: The Role of Race and Gender in the Awarding of Subprime Mortgage Loans

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 21 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2012
Maya Sen
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 104 (184,972)

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subprime lending, discrimination

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The Political Legacy of American Slavery

HKS Working Paper No. RWP14-057
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 16 Dec 2014
University of Rochester, Department of Government, Harvard University and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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slavery, institutions, norms, persistence, development

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To Test or Not? Singular or Multiple Heritage? Genomic Ancestry Testing and Americans’ Racial Identity

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 26 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2014
Jennifer L. Hochschild and Maya Sen
Harvard University and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Biology, genetics, racial identity, definitions of race, racial self-understanding, public opinion

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The Politics of Selecting the Bench from the Bar: The Legal Profession and Partisan Incentives to Politicize the Judiciary

HKS Working Paper No. RWP15-001
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Mar 2015
Adam Bonica and Maya Sen
Stanford University Department of Political Science and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Americans’ Attitudes on Racial or Genetic Inheritance: Which is More Predictive?

Forthcoming, Oxford University Press, as part of volume on “Reconsidering Race: Cross-Disciplinary and Interdisciplinary Approaches.” edited by Kazuko Suzuki and Diego von Vacano, Texas A&M University,
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Aug 2014
Jennifer L. Hochschild and Maya Sen
Harvard University and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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genetic inheritance, social construction, race, genomics, traits or behaviors

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How Judicial Qualification Ratings Matter (and Why They Maybe Shouldn't)

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Dec 2012
Maya Sen
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Technology Optimism or Pessimism About Genomic Science: Variation among Experts and Scholarly Disciplines

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2014
Jennifer L. Hochschild and Maya Sen
Harvard University and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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genomics, public opinion, expert valence, technology optimism, content analysis

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Genetic Determinism, Technology Optimism, and Race: Views of the American Public

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 05 Feb 2015
Jennifer L. Hochschild and Maya Sen
Harvard University and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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genomics, technology optimism, genetic inheritance, race, partisanship, public opinion

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'Get Your Swabs Out of My Face!': Americans’ Optimism and Pessimism About Scientific Innovation

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 03 Sep 2015
Jennifer L. Hochschild and Maya Sen
Harvard University and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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genomics, biobanks, public opinion, scientific innovation, institutionalization, ideology, race

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The Legal Academy's Ideological Uniformity

Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 17-12, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 806, HKS Working Paper No. RWP17-023
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 19 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2017
Stanford University Department of Political Science, University of Chicago - Law School, University of Chicago - Law School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Law Professors, Political Ideologies, Legal Profession

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Influence and Ideology in the American Judiciary: Evidence from Supreme Court Law Clerks

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 01 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2017
Stanford University Department of Political Science, University of Chicago - Law School, Stanford Law School, University of Chicago - Law School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Judicial Behavior, Personnel Economics, Law Clerks

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Measuring Judicial Ideology Using Law Clerk Hiring

American Law and Economics Review 19(1):129-161, 2017, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. RWP16-031, HKS Working Paper No. 16-031
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 13 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2017
Stanford University Department of Political Science, University of Chicago - Law School, Stanford Law School, University of Chicago - Law School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Political Ideologies, Law Clerks, Judges, Judicial Behavior, Judicial Ideology

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Race as a Bundle of Sticks: Designs that Estimate Effects of Seemingly Immutable Characteristics

Annual Review of Political Science, Vol. 19, pp. 499-522, 2016
Posted: 13 May 2016
Maya Sen and Omar Wasow
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Princeton University

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The Political Ideologies of Law Clerks

American Law and Economics Review 19(1):96-128, 2017, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 756
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 02 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2017
Stanford University Department of Political Science, University of Chicago - Law School, Stanford Law School, University of Chicago - Law School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Political Ideologies, Law Clerks, Judges

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How Uncertainty About Judicial Nominees Can Distort the Confirmation Process

HKS Working Paper No. 050
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 04 Dec 2015
Maya Sen and William Spaniel
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and University of Rochester
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Judicial Process, Judicial Nominations, Political Theory, Political Ideology, Judges, Government, Law and Legal Institutions

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Political and Policy Implications of Technology Optimism about Genomic Science

APSA 2012 Annual Meeting Paper
Posted: 15 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2015
Harvard University, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

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DNA and Criminal Justice: Public Opinion on a New Policy

Posted: 26 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2015
Jennifer L. Hochschild and Maya Sen
Harvard University and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

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Public Reactions to Innovations in Science: Genomics, Race, and Identity

Posted: 31 Oct 2010
Jennifer L. Hochschild and Maya Sen
Harvard University and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

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