With CNN, I discussed my research on immigration and Trump's victory (December 28, 2016). 

The Washington Post covered my research on faces and elections in the context of Trump's aversion to mustaches (December 27, 2016). 

My research on voter turnout was discussed in the American Prospect (November 23, 2016).

I discussed the future of Obamacare with the Boston Herald (November 10, 2016).

In the wake of the Trump victory, my research on responses to immigration was discussed in Vox (November 9, 2016) and Washington Post (November 11, 2016).

Eitan Hersh and I wrote about research on candidate expectations in the Monkey Cage in the Washington Post (November 7, 2016).

Harvard Gazette interviewed me about the election causing stress among voters (October 20, 2016).

My research was discussed in the context of white identity politics and the rise of Trump in The Conversation (October 20, 2016).

Research on the ground campaign was covered Vox (November 1 and October 7, 2016), National Review (October 4, 2016), and The Weekly Standard (September 19, 2016).

I was quoted about data and campaigning in Digitalist (September 22, 2016).

The Washington Post covered my research with Anthony Fowler in the context of the Trump campaign (August 25, 2016).

The Boston Herald quoted me about the Clinton email scandal (July 6, 2016).

The Pacific Standard covered my research with Anthony Fowler to describe problems with the Trump campaign (June 24, 2016). 

Vox quoted me about the implications of Bernie Sanders nominations to the Democratic Platform Committee (May 24, 2016).  This was covered again by Vox on July 1, 2016 and CDA News (July 3, 2016).  

The Washington Post and OC Register reported my comments on gender and the 2016 Presidential election (April 27, 2016). 

Slate covered my research on racial threat (April 17, 2016).

Noam Gidron wrote about our research and the public policy implications in Israel for Haaretz (April 11, 2016).

Political Analytics 2016 was covered by the Harvard Gazette (April 6, 2016).

The Dallas Observer discussed my research in the context of Texas' shrinking white population (March 16, 2016).

The New York Times quoted from my Twitter feed after the South Carolina Presidential Primary. (February 20, 2016).

I discussed Donald Trump with the International Business Times (February 19, 2016).


Vox.com covered my research in discussing Democratic election losses (December 8, 2015).

The Washington Post quoted me in discussing the Iran nuclear negotiations (September 2, 2015).

538.com reported on my work with Eitan Hersh about the use of data in political campaigns (August 10, 2015).

The Washington Post quoted me about good looks not affecting elections (June 14, 2015).

The Washington Post covered my research about campaign mobilization with Eitan Hersh (May 21, 2015).  This was also covered in the Pacific Standard (May 11. 2015).

The Washington Post on my work with Anthony Fowler "Modern campaigning has big effects on voter turnout" (May 18, 2015).

The Crimson wrote extensively about my work day as Harvard faculty (March 12, 2015).

My undergraduate Political Psychology course received some credit for helping shape leadership for the Harvard basketball team (February 17, 2015).  This was also reported in the Bleacher Report (February 22, 2015).  And the Wall Street Journal covered it in discussing the Harvard Yale Game (March 12, 2015).

Some of my findings on voter registration and the legacy of the Voting Rights Act were discussed in the UpShot at the New York Times (February 13, 2015).

Vox.com discussed my research on contact and race relations in the United States (February 10, 2015).


My research with Eitan Hersh was featured in the UpShot at the New York Times (November 7, 2014).  Andrew Sullivanand AmericaBlog covered this research as well (November 11, 2014).  

The Harvard Gazette wrote about the launch of the Harvard Digital Lab for the Social Sciences (November 10, 2014).

Rick Wilson made this animation about my "trains experiment".  

I gave some thoughts to Discovery News about the urban/rural political divide in the United States (November 7, 2014).

The Chicago Policy Review wrote about my "trains experiment" (November 7, 2014).

I was on WGBH Greater Boston talking about the causes of voter turnout (November 4, 2014).

Fivethirtyeight.com quoted me about the role of racial threat in Texas politics (November 4, 2014).

I was interviewed by the Concord Monitor about the effects of attractiveness on voting (October 14, 2014).  The Telegraph also referenced my research on the topic (January 20, 2014).

Harvard Magazine covered my research in an article "Unraveling 'Racial Threat'" (August 15, 2014).

The Wall Street Journal covered my "trains experiment" (August 7, 2014).  This was picked up by the Washington Post's "Wonkblog" (August 8, 2014).

I was quoted In NYMag about surveys to detect bigotry (May 14, 2014).  This was also covered by Andrew Sullivan (May 14, 2014). I followed up on this subject on the evidence for a rise in anti-semitism on the BBC World Service (August 15, 2014), which was covered in the BBC Magazine (August 20, 2014).

Anthony Fowler and I wrote about research with Lynn Vavreck at the LSE USAPP Blog (March 27, 2014).

On WBUR's Radio Boston I discussed "microaggresions" (March 26, 2014).

Anthony Fowler and I further updated our work on the effectiveness of GOTV in 2012 in the Monkey Cage Blog at theWashington Post.  This was also covered by Bloomberg View, Mother Jones (February 27, 2014), and the New York Times (May 2, 2014).  Mark Mellman also wrote about it in The Hill (May 13, 2014).

My experiment on diversity and exclusionary attitudes was covered the Boston Globe (front page, "above the fold").  This was also covered by Business Insider Australia and Fox News Latino (February 25, 2014).  Tom Keane also wrote about this in his opinion column in the Boston Globe (March 2, 2014). Journalist's Resource also wrote a summary (March 28, 2014).



My commentary about the effects of good-looking politicians appeared in the Monkey Cage Blog at the Washington Post (November 13, 2013).

I was interviewed in The Atlantic  about rewriting the United States Constitution (November 2, 2013).

Work by Eitan Hersh and I was covered by the Monkey Cage Blog at the Washington Post. (October 11, 2013).

Anthony Fowler and I wrote about the effectiveness of Obama's voter mobilization on the Monkey Cage blog (May 7, 2013). This was picked up by The AtlanticNational Journal, and The American Prospect.

Here is my interview on MSNBC's Up with Steve Kornacki about my immigration research (April 28, 2013).

My OpEd about demographic change appeared in the Washington Post. This was also picked up by the Japan Times (March 8, 2013).

My interview with AmericasDemocrats.org about the effects of intergroup conflict on the Democratic coalition.


I blogged about the 2012 campaign at Model Politics. A blog that uses original survey data from YouGov/Polimetrix.

The Examiner picked up some old research and applied it to the "Fiscal Cliff" (November 14, 2012).

TechPresident reported (November 8, 2012) on my research with Eitan Hersh. This also appeared on the Monkey Cage (November 9, 2012).

I was on the the the Marketplace 2012 Election Tour on WCPN Cleveland (October 1, 2012) and WGBH Boston (October 9, 2012). You can see video of the Cleveland show hereHere is a photo of Lynn Vavreck and I on the show by Stuart Pearl. 

The Huffington Post interviewed me about voter purges in New Mexico (September 27, 2012) and about political machines and voter turnout (October 24, 2012).

Salon quoted me about Mitt Romney and the "47%" (September 18, 2012).

Columbia Journalism Review covered my work about racial attitudes and Romney's welfare ads (September 17, 2012).

The Monkey Cage posted my work on facial competence and specifically Romney's attractiveness. This was picked up by Washington MonthlyNational JournalAmerican ProspectBostInno, and the Daily Mail (August 31, 2012).

Andrew Sullivan and Washington Monthly both picked up my work on the partisan split in opinion about college (March 16, 2012).

I discussed the continued prevalence of racial segregation in the United States in the Boston Review (February 9, 2012). My first discussion of this topic is here (November 1, 2011).


I gave a lecture on ``Demographic change and national politics'' at the Northeastern University School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, Open Classroom Policy Series, March 23, 2011. The videos of my talk are below. The first is my lecture, the second is question and answer with Barry Bluestone.

The Harvard Gazette covered my research (May 8, 2011).

The Los Angeles Times ran an editorial by Costas Panagopoulos describing the amici curiae filed by Costas, myself, Conor Dowling, and Anthony Fowler (March 28, 2011).

Below is a video of my 2011 undergraduate political psychology class flash mobbing my lecture.


The Tuscon Sentinel covered the implications of my research on knowledge of people making over $250,000 (December 28, 2010).

Andrew Sullivan has related some of my blog postings at the Daily Dish. He also related research that I did with Anthony Fowler (November 9, 2010) (and this one, which he didn't like as much (December 13, 2010)).

Emily Badger wrote more about the voting participation research at Miller-McCune (December 14, 2010).

In the winter 2010 issue of UCLA Graduate Quarterly, I was covered for winning the UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award. 


My research was covered in the Winter 2009 issue, along with six of my UCLA Political Science graduate student colleagues.



In the weeks leading up to the 2008 Presidential Election, I contributed to The Sprint , the UCLA blog on the 2008 race.

The blog got a short mention by the LA Times (September 15, 2008).

You can hear my interview on UCLA Radio, from election night 2008.

And you can see me on video talking about the "Bradley Effect" prior to the 2008 Presidential Election.