Loyola University Chicago

Department of Political Science


Jennifer Forestal

Title/s:  Assistant Professor

Specialty Area: Political Theory

Office #:  Coffey Hall 328

Phone: 773-508-3055


CV Link: Forestal CV

External Webpage: www.jenniferforestal.com


Professor Forestal’s research and teaching interests are in the area of political theory. Her research examines the effects of digital technologies on democratic politics, and focuses on the role of UX design, site governance structures, and other technological affordances in shaping users’ democratic habits and practices. Her work has appeared in outlets like the American Political Science Review, Hypatia, the Journal of Political Science Education and The Washington Post.


Ph.D., Northwestern University, 2015