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John Alrdrich

John Aldrich, Chair

Duke University

Pfizer-Pratt University Professor of Political Science at Duke University. Professor Aldrich specializes in American politics and behavior, formal theory, and methodology. Books he has authored or co-authored include Why Parties, Before the Convention, Linear Probability, Logit and Probit Models, and a series of books on elections, including Change and Continuity in the 2008 Elections. His articles have appeared in the American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Politics, Public Choice, and other journals and edited volumes. He has received grants from the National Science Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities, and has served as co-editor of the American Journal of Political Science and as a Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences and the Rockefeller Center, Bellagio, Italy. Current projects include studies of various aspects of campaigns and elections, political parties, the political effects of economic globalization, and Congress. Professor Aldrich also served on the ANES Board from 2002-2009.
Webpage: http://www.duke.edu/~aldrich/
Steven Ansolabehere

Stephen Ansolabehere

Harvard University

Professor of Political Science, Professor Ansolabehere studies elections, democracy, and the mass media. He is coauthor (with Shanto Iyengar) of The Media Game (Macmillan, 1993) and of Going Negative: How Political Advertising Alienates and Polarizes the American Electorate (The Free Press, 1996). His articles have appeared in The American Political Science Review, The British Journal of Politics, The Journal of Politics, Legislative Studies Quarterly, Public Opinion Quarterly, The Quill, and Chance. His current research projects include campaign finance, congressional elections, and party politics. Professor Ansolabehere is also Principal Investigator of the CCES (from 2005 to present). He served on the ANES Board from 2000-2009.
Webpage: http://www.gov.harvard.edu/about-department/faculty-staff-directory/stephen-ansolabehere
Matt Barreto

Matt A. Barreto

Univeristy of Washington, Seattle

Matt A. Barreto is an Associate Professor in political science at the University of Washington, Seattle and associate director of the Washington Institute for the Study of Ethnicity & Race (WISER), as well as the director of the Washington Survey Research Center (WASRC). He received his Ph.D. in political science from the University of California, Irvine in 2005. His research examines the political participation of racial and ethnic minorities in the United States and his work has been published in the American Political Science Review, Public Opinion Quarterly, Political Research Quarterly, and other peer reviewed journals. He is the author of the book, Ethnic Cues: The role of shared ethnicity in Latino political behavior published by the University of Michigan Press (2010). In 2008, Barreto was co-principal investigator (with GM Segura) of the first ever Latino oversample and Spanish translation of the ANES, which added over 500 Latino respondents to the ANES survey. Barreto also holds a faculty affiliation in the Center for Statistics and the Social Sciences (CSSS) at the University of Washington and teaches courses on statistics.

Since 2004, Barreto has overseen more than 30 public opinion surveys of Latino registered voters, and has been commissioned by the National Association of Latino Elected Officials (NALEO) to conduct numerous polls on Latino attitudes and political behavior. In 2010, Barreto was invited by the White House, Office of Political Affairs to present his survey research on Latino voting patterns, policy preferences, and political mobilization.
Webpage: http://faculty.washington.edu/mbarreto/

Shaun Bowler

Shaun Bowler

University of California, Riverside

Shaun Bowler (Professor) received his Ph.D. from Washington University, St. Louis and joined the UCR faculty in 1989. Professor Bowler's research interests include comparative electoral systems and voting behavior. His work examines the relationship between institutional arrangements and voter choice in a variety of settings ranging from the Republic of Ireland to California's initiative process. Professor Bowler is the author of Demanding Choices: Opinion Voting and Direct Democracy with Todd Donovan, University of Michigan Press (1998) and has published in the American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Politics, and American Politics Quarterly.
Webpage: http://www.politicalscience.ucr.edu/people/faculty/bowler/index.html
Ted Brader

Ted Brader

University of Michigan

Ted Brader is associate professor of political science and adjunct associate professor of communication studies at the University of Michigan, and research associate professor at the Center for Political Studies in the Institute for Social Research. He received his Ph.D. from Harvard University. His research interests broadly encompass political psychology, public opinion, political communication, and elections. Using survey and especially experimental methods, he has conducted scientific studies on the role of emotion in politics, the effects of mass-mediated messages, and the development of partisanship in mass publics. His book, Campaigning for Hearts and Minds, explains how political ads influence voters by appealing to their emotions. Brader also serves as an associate principal investigator for TESS: Time-Sharing Experiments in the Social Sciences.
Webpage: http://polisci.lsa.umich.edu/faculty/tbrader.html
Brandice Canes-Wrone

Brandice Canes-Wrone

Princeton University

Brandice Canes-Wrone is Professor of Politics and Public Affairs at Princeton University. Her research interests encompass the determinants of electoral outcomes in addition to the policy consequences of electoral institutions. In addition, she writes on the U.S. presidency, comparative political economy, and judicial politics. She is author of numerous articles in the leading journals of political science and the book Who Leads Whom: Presidents, Policy, and Public, published by The University of Chicago Press. Profssor Canes-Wrone also served on the ANES Board from 2005-2009.
webpage: http://www.princeton.edu/~bcwrone
Kathleen Dolan

Kathleen Dolan

University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

Kathleen Dolan is a Professor of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Maryland. Her research focuses gender politics and, more specifically, the role of women candidates in shaping public attitudes and behaviors in American elections. She is the author of Voting for Women: How the Public Evaluates Women Candidates (Westview Press). Her work has appeared in American Journal of Political Science, Political Research Quarterly, American Politics Quarterly, Political Psychology, Political Behavior, Women and Politics, and Social Science Quarterly and she has served as co-editor of the journal Politics & Gender.
webpage: http://www4.uwm.edu/letsci/polisci/faculty/dolan.cfm
Jamie Druckman

James N. Druckman

Northwestern University

Jamie Druckman is the Payson S. Wild Professor of Political Science, and Faculty Fellow at the Institute for Policy Research at Northwestern University. He also is an Honorary Professor of Political Science at Aarhus University in Denmark. His research focuses on political preference formation and communication. He is currently an editor of Public Opinion Quarterly and the Chicago Studies in American Politics, a book series published by The University of Chicago Press.
webpage: http://faculty.wcas.northwestern.edu/~jnd260/index.html
Morris Fiorina

Morris P. Fiorina

Stanford University

Morris P. Fiorina received his B.A. degree from Allegheny College and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Rochester. He is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and the Wendt Family Professor of Political Science at Stanford University. His current research focuses on elections and public opinion with particular attention to the quality of representation—how well the positions of elected officials reflect the preferences of the public. His 2004 book Culture War:The Myth of a Polarized America (with Samuel J. Abrams and Jeremy C. Pope) attracted wide attention in the national media. Other books include The New American Democracy (Longman, 6th edition, 2009) and Disconnect:The Breakdown of Representation in the United States with Samuel J. Abrams (University of Oklahoma Press, 2009).

Fiorina has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences. He has served on the editorial boards of more than a dozen journals on political science, law, political economy, and public policy. From 1986 to 1990 he was chairman of the ANES Board.
Webpage: http://www.hoover.org/bios/fiorina.html

D. Sunshine Hillygus

D. Sunshine Hillygus

Duke University

D. Sunshine Hillygus is associate professor of political science at Duke University. She received her Ph.D. in political science from Stanford University in 2003. Her research and teaching specialties include public opinion, political behavior, survey research, campaigns and elections, and information technology and society. She is co-author of The Hard Count: The Social and Political Challenges of the 2000 Census (Russell Sage Foundation, 2006) and The Persuadable Voter: Wedge Issues in Political Campaigns (Princeton University Press, 2008), winner of Robert E. Lane award for the best book in political psychology published in 2008.
Webpage: http://sites.duke.edu/hillygus/
D. Sunshine Hillygus

Leonie Huddy

Stony Brook University

Leonie Huddy is a Professor of Political Science and Director of the Center for Survey Research at Stony Brook University, NY. She has a PhD in social psychology and her work focuses on psychological approaches to public opinion and survey research. She is the co-editor of the award winning Oxford Handbook of Political Psychology, former co- editor of the journal Political Psychology, and past president of the International Society for Political Psychology. Her research articles have appeared in numerous journals including the American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Politics, Public Opinion Quarterly, Political Psychology, and the American Psychologist. She currently serves on several editorial boards and appears regularly on CSB Radio as an exit poll analyst.
Webpage: http://ms.cc.sunysb.edu/~lhuddy/
Michael Jones-Correa

Michael Jones-Correa

Cornell University

Michael Jones-Correa is Professor of Government at Cornell University. He is a co-author of Latino Lives in America: Making It Home (Temple, 2010), the author of Between Two Nations: The Political Predicament of Latinos in New York City (Cornell, 1998), the editor of Governing American Cities: Inter-Ethnic Coalitions, Competition and Conflict (Russell Sage Foundation, 2001), as well as the author of more than two dozen articles and chapters on immigration, race, ethnicity and citizenship in the United States. Professor Jones-Correa is currently working on several major projects, among them one looking at increasing ethnic diversity of suburbs, and its implication for local and national politics; another a multi-authored analyses of the 2006 Latino National Survey, a national state-stratified survey of Latinos in the United States for which he was a principal investigator; and collaborative research on new fast-growing immigrant-receiving areas in the United States. Jones-Correa has been a visiting fellow at the Russell Sage Foundation 1998-1999, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars 2003-2004, and the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics at Princeton University in 2009-2010. In 2004-2005 he served on the Committee on the Redesign of US Naturalization Test for the National Academy of Sciences, and in 2009 he was elected vice president of the American Political Science Association.
Webpage: http://government.arts.cornell.edu/faculty/jones-correa/
Geoff Layman

Geoff Layman

University of Notre Dame

Geoff Layman (Ph.D. Indiana University, 1995) is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame. He taught previously at Vanderbilt University and the University of Maryland. He specializes in political parties, public opinion, electoral behavior, and religion and politics. Layman’s first book, The Great Divide: Religious and Cultural Conflict in American Party Politics (Columbia, 2001), examines the growing division of the Democratic and Republican parties along religious and cultural lines. His current book project (with Thomas Carsey) focuses on "conflict extension" in American party politics and assesses the impact of partisanship and party commitment on the policy attitudes of and polarization among the parties' elites, activists, and mass identifiers. Layman also is involved in a variety of projects on religion and American political behavior, including one focusing on the political causes and consequences of growing secularism in the U.S. (with David Campbell and John Green) and others focusing on Americans’ attitudes toward Muslims and the impact of those attitudes on electoral behavior (with Ozan Kalkan, John Green, and Eric Uslaner). He has published numerous articles in the discipline's leading journals, including the American Political Science Review, the American Journal of Political Science, the Journal of Politics, the British Journal of Political Science, and the Annual Review of Political Science.
Webpage: http://americandemocracy.nd.edu/faculty/#layman
Taeku Lee

Taeku Lee

University of California at Berkeley

Taeku Lee is a Professor of Political Science and Law at the University of California at Berkeley. He is the author of Mobilizing Public Opinion (University of Chicago Press, 2002), which received the J. David Greenstone and the V.O. Key book awards; co-author of Race, Immigration, and (Non)Partisanship in America (Princeton University Press, forthcoming); co-author of Asian American Political Participation (Russell Sage Foundation Press, under review). He has also co-edited Transforming Politics, Transforming America (University of Virginia Press, 2006) and is currently co-editing Accountability through Public Opinion (World Bank Press, under contract) and the Oxford Handbook of Racial and Ethnic Politics in the United States (Oxford University Press, under contract). Lee has served in administrative and leadership positions at UC-Berkeley and in advisory and consultative capacities for numerous academic presses and journals, non-governmental organizations, think tanks, and private corporations. Prior to coming to Berkeley, he was Assistant Professor at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. Lee was born in South Korea, grew up in rural Malaysia, New York City, and suburban Detroit, and is a proud graduate of K-12 public schools, the University of Michigan (A.B.), Harvard University (M.P.P.), and the University of Chicago (Ph.D.).
Webpage: http://polisci.berkeley.edu/people/faculty/person_detail.php?person=256
Paula McClain

Paula D. McClain

Duke University

Paula D. McClain is professor of political science; and professor of public policy, and African and African American Studies at Duke University. She is Co-Director of the Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity and Gender in the Social Sciences and directs the American Political Science Association’s Ralph Bunche Summer Institute hosted by Duke University, and funded by the National Science Foundation and Duke University. A Howard University Ph.D., her primary research interests are in racial minority group politics, particularly inter-minority political and social competition, and urban politics, especially public policy and urban crime. Her articles have appeared in numerous journals including the Journal of Politics, American Political Science Review, Urban Affairs Review, and The Du Bois Review: Social Science Research on Race. Paradigm Publishers published her book, American Government in Black and White (co-authored with Steven C. Tauber) in February 2010. Westview Press published the fifth edition of her book, "Can We All Get Along?" Racial and Ethnic Minorities in American Politics, coauthored with Joseph Stewart, Jr. in 2009. (The first edition in 1995 won the Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Human Rights in North America Award for Outstanding Scholarship on the Subject of Intolerance, 1996.) Her 1990 book, Race, Place and Risk: Black Homicide in Urban America, co-authored with Harold W. Rose, won the National Conference of Black Political Scientists' 1995 Best Book Award for a previously published book that has made a substantial and continuing contribution. She has held many positions including president of the Southern Political Science Association, vice president of the American Political Science Association and president of the National Conference of Black Political Scientists. She also served a her term as Chair of the Duke University Academic Council (2007-2009). Professor McClain served on the ANES Board from 2005-2009.
Webpage: http://web.duke.edu/~pmcclain/
Diana Mutz

Diana Mutz

University of Pennsylvania

Diana C. Mutz is Samuel A. Stouffer Professor of Political Science and Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, where she also directs the Institute for the Study of Citizens and Politics in the Annenberg Public Policy Center. Mutz is a two-time winner of the APSA's Robert Lane Prize for the best book in the field of political psychology, once for Impersonal Influence: How Perceptions of Mass Collectives Affect Political Attitudes (Cambridge, 1998) and again for Hearing the Other Side: Deliberative Versus Participatory Democracy (Cambridge, 2006). She is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a former fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences and the Center for the Study of Citizens and Politics at Princeton University. She has published articles in a variety of academic journals including the American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, Public Opinion Quarterly, Journal of Politics and Journal of Communication. She served as Director of Innovation for the National Annenberg Election Study as well as founding co-PI of Time-sharing Experiments for the Social Sciences. Her research focuses on mass media and public opinion.
Webpage: https://www.sas.upenn.edu/polisci/people/standing-faculty/diana-mutz
Stephen P. Nicholson

Stephen P. Nicholson

University of California, Merced

Stephen P. Nicholson is Associate Professor (and a founding faculty member) of political science at the University of California, Merced. He studies American politics, focusing on voting and elections, public opinion, political psychology, and direct democracy. Nicholson is the recipient of the 2006 Emerging Scholar Award given by the American Political Science Association’s organized section on Elections, Public Opinion, and Voting Behavior and his articles have appeared in the American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Politics, British Journal of Political Science, Political Research Quarterly, and PS: Political Science and Politics. Nicholson is also the author of Voting the Agenda: Candidates, Elections, and Ballot Propositions (Princeton University Press, 2005). His current research involves the role of cues in public opinion formation.
Webpage: http://polisci.ucmerced.edu/faculty/stephen-p-nicholson
Tasha Philpot

Tasha Philpot

University of Texas at Austin

Tasha Philpot is an Associate Professor of Government at the University of Texas at Austin. She specializes in American Politics. Her particular interests are in African-American Politics, Public Opinion and Political Behavior, Political Communication, and Political Parties. Her work has been published in The American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Black Studies, PS: Political Science and Politics, Political Behavior, Public Opinion Quarterly, National Political Science Review, and the Journal of Politics. In addition, she is the author of Race, Republicans, and the Return of the Party of Lincoln (2007, University of Michigan Press), which examines the circumstances under which political parties can use racial symbols to reshape their images among the electorate and the co-editor of African-American Political Psychology: Identity, Opinion, and Action in the Post-Civil Rights Era (forthcoming, with Ismail K. White, Palgrave Macmillan Press).
Webpage: http://www.utexas.edu/cola/depts/government/faculty/tsp228
Dave Redlawski

Dave Redlawsk

Rutgers University

David Redlawsk is Director, Eagleton Center for Public Interest Polling and Professor of Political Science at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ. Professor Redlawsk received his Ph.D. from Rutgers University. He also holds an MBA from Vanderbilt University and a B.A. from Duke University. His research focuses on campaign, elections, and the role of information in voter decision making and on emotional responses to campaign information and has been supported by the National Science Foundation. His newest book (with Caroline Tolbert and Todd Donovan) is Why Iowa?: Sequential Elections, Reform and U.S. Presidential Nominations will be published in 2010 by the University of Chicago Press. He has two other recent books, How Voters Decide: Information Processing in an Election Campaign, (with Richard Lau) published by Cambridge University Press and winner of the 2007 Alexander George Award for best Book in Political Psychology from the International Society of Political Psychology and an edited volume, Feeling Politics: Emotion in Political Information Processing by Palgrave-Macmillan. Prof. Redlawsk’s research has also been published in the American Political Science Review, the Journal of Politics, and the American Journal of Political Science, as well as the journal Political Psychology among others. He currently serves as co-editor of the journal Political Psychology and is a member of the Governing Council of the International Society of Political Psychology. He is also chair of the Political Psychology Organized Section of the American Political Science Association for 2009-2010.

Professor Redlawsk is also interested in civic engagement and service-learning pedagogies. He is editor (with Tom Rice) of Civic Service: Service-Learning with State and Local Government Partners published in 2009 by Jossey-Bass which highlights a number of exemplary service-learning projects across institutions and disciplines, all of which partner with local or state government providing reciprocal value to students and government agencies. Redlawsk teaches courses including Survey Research, Local Politics, Political Campaigning, Voting Behavior, Political Psychology, Decision Making, and Experimental Methods.
Webpage: http://www.rci.rutgers.edu/~redlawsk

Douglas Rivers

Douglas Rivers

Stanford Univeristy

Douglas Rivers is one of the world's leading experts on survey research. He received his a B.A. from Columbia University and his Ph.D. from Harvard University. He has taught at Harvard University, Caltech, UCLA, and Stanford University where he is Professor of Political Science and Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution.

Rivers has founded two successful technology companies, Preview Systems and Knowledge Networks. Preview Systems pioneered the field of digital rights management, conducted a successful IPO in 1999, and was sold to Aladdin in 2001. Knowledge Networks introduced probability sampling to the Internet in 1998 and is currently ranked as the 25th largest market research company in the U.S. according to the AMA Marketing News. Rivers was CEO of Knowledge Networks from 1998 to 2002. He was named Executive of the Year in 2000 by Research Business Report and awarded the Innovator's Award by the American Association of Public Opinion Research in 2001 in recognition for his work at Knowledge Networks.

Rivers served as a consultant to CBS News and has published numerous academic papers in the American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, Econometrics Journal, the Journal of Econometrics, and the American Economics Review. Webpage: http://politicalscience.stanford.edu/faculty/rivers.html
Deborah Schildkraut

Deborah Schildkraut

Tufts University

Deborah Schildkraut is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Tufts University. She received her Ph.D. from Princeton University in 2000. She is the author of Press "One" for English: Language Policy, Public Opinion and American Identity (Princeton University Press, 2005) and of Americanism in the 21st Century: Public Opinion in the Age of Immigration (forthcoming, Cambridge University Press), which explores public opinion about being and becoming American, and its implications for contemporary immigration debates. Her research demonstrates that national identity within American democracy can be a blessing or a curse. It can enhance participation, trust, and obligation. But it can be a curse when perceptions of deviation from national norms lead to threat and resentment. It can also be a curse for minorities who are attached to their American identity but who also perceive discrimination. Her research articles have also appeared in the Journal of Politics, Political Behavior, Political Psychology, and Political Research Quarterly.
Webpage: http://ase.tufts.edu/polsci/faculty/schildkraut/
Daron Shaw

Daron Shaw

The University of Texas at Austin

Professor Shaw received his B.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California, Los Angeles before joining the faculty at the University of Texas at Austin in the fall of 1994. His most recent book is "Unconventional Wisdom" (Oxford University Press), which examines across time survey data to inform the popular conversation about voting and elections in the United States. In 2006, he published "The Race to 270" (University of Chicago Press) which analyzes the effects of TV advertising and candidate visits on the 2000 and 2004 presidential elections. In addition, Professor Shaw has published articles in the American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, The Journal of Politics, Political Communication, The British Journal of Political Science, Public Opinion Quarterly, Political Behavior, Political Research Quarterly, Presidential Studies Quarterly, PS: Political Science, Party Politics, Electoral Studies, and American Politics Research. Professor Shaw served on the ANES Board from 2005-2009.

Before accepting a position at UT, Professor Shaw worked as a survey research analyst in several campaigns, including a stint as senior national data analyst for the 1992 Bush-Quayle campaign. In 1999-2000, he served as director of election studies for the Bush-Cheney campaign. In 2004, he served as a consultant for the Bush-Cheney campaign and the Republican National Committee. Professor Shaw is currently a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, a member of the board for the American National Election Study, a member of the Fox News Decision Team, the PI for the UT Government Department/Texas Tribune survey, and a member of the advisory board for the Annette Strauss Institute. From 2003-2009 he served as a presidential appointee to the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. He has also served as a consultant for the Tomas Rivera Policy Institute and the Texas Poll.

Professor Shaw teaches American Government, Campaigns and Elections, Political Parties, Public Opinion and Voting Behavior, and Applied Survey Research.
Webpage: http://www.utexas.edu/cola/depts/government/faculty/shawdr/
Randolph T. Stevenson

Randolph Stevenson

Rice University

Randy Stevenson is Associate Professor of Political Science at Rice University. He received his B.A. from Texas A&M University in Political Science in 1991, and his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Rochester in 1996. His work concerns comparative legislative politics, comparative mass political behavior, and the intersection between these two realms. His recent book, The Economic Vote: How Political and Economic Institutions Condition Election Results (Cambridge, 2008) won the Gregory M. Luebbert Award for the best book published in Comparative Politics during 2007-2008. His other work has appeared in the American Political Science Review, the American Journal of Political Science, the Journal of Politics, the British Journal of Political Science, as well as other journals. He is currently an associate editor of the American Journal of Political Science. His current book project attempts to explain how differences in political context leads to differences in the extent and distribution of political knowledge in advanced democracies. As part of this project he is conducting a series of election surveys in European countries that probe how individuals understand complex coalitional politics.
Webpage: http://politicalscience.rice.edu/Content.aspx?id=146
Nicholas A. Valentino

Nicholas A. Valentino

University of Michigan

Nicholas Valentino, is Professor of Communication Studies and Research Associate Professor of Political Science at the Institute for Social Research. His fields of study are American Government and Politics, Political Psychology, Race, Ethnicity and Politics and Methods. Valentino's work focuses on political campaigns, racial attitudes, emotions, and social group cues in news and political advertising. His current work examines the intersection between racial attitudes and emotion in predicting political participation and vote choice.
Webpage: http://www.lsa.umich.edu/polisci/people/faculty/ci.valentinonicholas_ci.detail
Lynn Vavreck

Lynn Vavreck

University of California Los Angeles

Associate professor of Political Science at UCLA and director of the UCLA Center for the Study of Campaigns. Vavreck received a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Rochester. She was introduced to survey research by Warren Miller, for whom she worked as a research assistant at Arizona State University where she earned a B.S. and M.A. in Political Science. Before her appointment at UCLA in 2001, Vavreck was an assistant professor at Dartmouth College (1998-2001) and was Executive Director of the Princeton University Campaign Reform Task Force (1997-1998). Outside of the academy, Vavreck has worked for the White House Advance Office and worked media advance leading up to the 1992 presidential election. She has twice consulted for silicon valley start-up companies interested in survey methodology and research. In 2006, Vavreck fielded the Cooperative Congressional Election Study (CCES), an online election survey of 30,000 people that was jointly funded by over 100 political scientists at more than 15 universities around the world. Building on that model, in 2008 she and co-PI Simon Jackman fielded the Cooperative Campaign Analysis Project (CCAP), which surveyed 20,000 impaneled respondents over 6 waves between 2007-2008. Vavreck has helped to field variants of CCAP in four other countries: the UK, Germany, Canada, and Australia.

Vavreck has published two books on campaigns: The Message Matters: The Economy and Presidential Campaigns (Princeton University Press), and Campaign Reform: Insights and Evidence (Michigan University Press), with Larry M. Bartels. In addition to the ANES Board, she serves on the Board of Advisors for the British Election Study and on the advisory committee for the Public Policy Institute of California.
Webpage: http://www.polisci.ucla.edu/people/faculty-pages/lynn-vavreck