Public opinion, parties, and elections


Key Publications:

  • "Diversity Matters: The Election of Asian Americans to U.S. State and Federal LegislaturesAmerican Political Science Review, 2023.
  • "Multiculturalism and Muslim Accommodation: Policy and Predisposition Across Three Contexts" Comparative Political Studies, 2016
  • "Diversity and the imagined community: Immigrant diversity and conceptions of national identity" Political Psychology, 2011
  • "Alternative Measures of American National Identity: Implications for the Civic-Ethnic Distinction" Political Psychology, 2012

Current Research Projects: Changing American Hearts & Minds on Immigration Policy

See Matthew Wright's full profile here

  Key Publications: 

  • "Having their say: Authority, voice, and satisfaction with democracy," Journal of Politics, 2019.
  • Polarized Populism: Masses, Elites, and Ideological Conflict,” in LaRaja, New Directions in American Politics, 2010
  • Misinformation and the Currency of Citizenship,” Journal of Politics, 2001
  • “Reconsidering the Rational Public,” in Lupia, McCubbins, and Popkin, Elements of Reason, 2000

Current Research Project:  The Psychology of Opposition to Carbon Pricing

See Paul Quirk's full profile here   

  Key Publications: 

  • The Economic Origins of Political Parties. Cambridge Elements in Political Economy. Cambridge University Press. 2021
  •  “The Electoral System, the Party System, and Accountability in Parliamentary Government.”  American Political Science Review, 114 (3): 744-760.  2020
  • The Secret Ballot and the Market for Votes at 19th-Century British Elections.” Comparative Political Studies 50: 594–635. 2017

See Chris Kam's full profile here 

Current Research Project:  Polarization in multiparty systems