- Senior Affiliated Scholar
- Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Buffalo (SUNY)
Jason Sorens is a Senior Affiliated Scholar at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University and an assistant professor in the political science department at the University at Buffalo (SUNY).
Jason Sorens is a lecturer in the department of government at Dartmouth College. He has been an affiliated scholar with the Mercatus Center at George Mason University since 2008. His primary research interests include fiscal federalism, public policy in federal systems, secessionism, and ethnic politics. His work has been published in International Studies Quarterly, Comparative Political Studies, Journal of Peace Research, State Politics and Policy Quarterly, and other academic journals, and his book Secessionism: Identity, Interest, and Strategy was published by McGill-Queen's University Press in 2012. Sorens received his BA in economics and philosophy, with honors, from Washington and Lee University and his PhD in political science from Yale University.