Jillian Andres Rothschild is a third year PhD student studying American public opinion and political psychology. Her research interests fall under information processing and identity, specifically, conspiracy theories and race & ethnicity. Much of Jillian's interest in political science stems from her experiences growing up in East Stroudsburg, PA. She graduated from Lafayette College in 2016 with a BA in Government & Law and from Villanova University with a MA in Political Science in 2020.

Areas of Interest

  • American Political Behavior
  • Public Opinion
  • Political Psychology
  • Conspiracy Theories
  • Identity
  • Race & Ethnicity


  • Degree Type
    Degree Details
    Lafayette College
  • Degree Type
    Degree Details
    Villanova University

Research Topics

  • American Politics
  • Methodology
jandroth [at] umd.edu