Professor Karpowitz’s research interests include political psychology, political behavior, political communication, gender and politics, and political participation.  Much of his research explores how citizens participate in and experience democratic institutions and processes, with special attention to democratic and deliberative theory.  His research employs a variety of research methods, and he has developed special expertise in lab, survey, and field experiments.

ORCID: 0000-0002-9782-9856

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1. Karpowitz, Christopher F; Mendelberg, Tali: Do Enclaves Remediate Social Inequality?. In: The Journal of Politics, 80 (4), pp. 1134-1149, 2018. (Type: Journal Article | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)
2. Karpowitz, Christopher F; Monson, Quin J; Preece, Jessica R: How to Elect More Women: Gender and Candidate Success in a Field Experiment. In: The American Journal of Political Science, 61 (4), pp. 927-943, 2017. (Type: Journal Article | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)
3. Mendelberg, Tali; Karpowitz, Christopher F: Women's Authority in Political Decision-Making Groups. In: The Leadership Quarterly, 27 (3), pp. 487-503, 2016. (Type: Journal Article | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)
4. Mendelberg, Tali; Karpowitz, Christopher F: Power, Gender, and Group Discussion. In: Advances in Political Psychology, 37 (1), pp. 1-38, 2016. (Type: Journal Article | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)
5. Mendelberg, Tali; Karpowitz, Christopher F; Mattioli, Lauren: Gender and Women's Influence in Public Settings. In: Scott, Robert A; Kosslyn, Stephen M (Ed.): Emerging Trends in the Behavioral and Social Sciences, John Wiley & Sons Inc, Hoboken, NJ, 2015, ISBN: 9781118900772. (Type: Book Chapter | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)
6. Karpowitz, Christopher F; Mendelberg, Tali; Mattioli, Lauren: Why Women's Numbers Elevate Women's Influence, and When They Do Not: Rules, Norms, and Authority in Political Discussion. In: Politics, Groups, and Identities, 3 (1), pp. 203-208, 2015, (Also published in 2016 as a chapter in Gender and Political Psychology, ed. Zoe Oxley. New York: Routledge. https://www.routledge.com/Gender-and-Political-Psychology/Oxley/p/book/9781138961036). (Type: Journal Article | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)
7. Karpowitz, Christopher F; Mendelberg, Tali; Mattioli, Lauren: How Group Forces Demonstrate the Malleability of Gendered Behavior. In: Politics, Groups, and Identities, 3 (1), pp. 149-177, 2015, (Also published in 2016 as a chapter in Gender and Political Psychology, ed. Zoe Oxley. New York: Routledge. https://www.routledge.com/Gender-and-Political-Psychology/Oxley/p/book/9781138961036). (Type: Journal Article | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)
8. Karpowitz, Christopher F; Mendelberg, Tali: The Silent Sex: Gender, Deliberation, and Institutions. Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2014, ISBN: 9780691159768, (Winner of the David O. Sears Book Award for the best book published in 2014 in the field of mass politics, International Society of Political Psychology • Winner of the Robert E. Lane Award for the best book published in 2014 in political psychology, Political Psychology Section, American Political Science Association • Winner of the Best Book Award for the best book published in 2014 using experimental methods, Experimental Research Section, American Political Science Association ). (Type: Book | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)
9. Mendelberg, Tali; Karpowitz, Christopher F; Goedert, Nicholas: Does Descriptive Representation Facilitate Women's Distinctive Voice? How Gender Composition and Decision Rules Affect Deliberation. In: The American Journal of Political Science, 58 (2), pp. 291-306, 2014. (Type: Journal Article | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)
10. Mendelberg, Tali; Karpowitz, Christopher F; Oliphant, Baxter J: Gender Inequality in Deliberation: Unpacking the Black Box of Interaction. In: Perspectives on Politics, 12 (1), pp. 18-44, 2014. (Type: Journal Article | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)
11. Karpowitz, Christopher F; Mendelberg, Tali; Shaker, Lee: Gender Inequality in Deliberative Participation. In: The American Political Science Review, 106 (3), pp. 533-547, 2012. (Type: Journal Article | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)

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2018

Do Enclaves Remediate Social Inequality?

Karpowitz, Christopher F; Mendelberg, Tali

Do Enclaves Remediate Social Inequality? Journal Article

The Journal of Politics, 80 (4), pp. 1134-1149, 2018.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: American politics, deliberation, enclaves, experiments, gender, groups

2017

How to Elect More Women: Gender and Candidate Success in a Field Experiment

Karpowitz, Christopher F; Monson, Quin J; Preece, Jessica R

How to Elect More Women: Gender and Candidate Success in a Field Experiment Journal Article

The American Journal of Political Science, 61 (4), pp. 927-943, 2017.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: American politics, descriptive representation, gender, political parties

2016

Women's Authority in Political Decision-Making Groups

Mendelberg, Tali; Karpowitz, Christopher F

Women's Authority in Political Decision-Making Groups Journal Article

The Leadership Quarterly, 27 (3), pp. 487-503, 2016.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: critical mass, decision rule, deliberation, gender, small groups

Power, Gender, and Group Discussion

Mendelberg, Tali; Karpowitz, Christopher F

Power, Gender, and Group Discussion Journal Article

Advances in Political Psychology, 37 (1), pp. 1-38, 2016.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: deliberation, experiments, gender, small groups

2015

Gender and Women's Influence in Public Settings

Mendelberg, Tali; Karpowitz, Christopher F; Mattioli, Lauren

Gender and Women's Influence in Public Settings Book Chapter

Scott, Robert A; Kosslyn, Stephen M (Ed.): Emerging Trends in the Behavioral and Social Sciences, John Wiley & Sons Inc, Hoboken, NJ, 2015, ISBN: 9781118900772.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: critical mass, experiments, gender, representation, small groups

Why Women's Numbers Elevate Women's Influence, and When They Do Not: Rules, Norms, and Authority in Political Discussion

Karpowitz, Christopher F; Mendelberg, Tali; Mattioli, Lauren

Why Women's Numbers Elevate Women's Influence, and When They Do Not: Rules, Norms, and Authority in Political Discussion Journal Article

Politics, Groups, and Identities, 3 (1), pp. 203-208, 2015, (Also published in 2016 as a chapter in Gender and Political Psychology, ed. Zoe Oxley. New York: Routledge. https://www.routledge.com/Gender-and-Political-Psychology/Oxley/p/book/9781138961036).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: critical mass, deliberation, experiments, gender, small groups

How Group Forces Demonstrate the Malleability of Gendered Behavior

Karpowitz, Christopher F; Mendelberg, Tali; Mattioli, Lauren

How Group Forces Demonstrate the Malleability of Gendered Behavior Journal Article

Politics, Groups, and Identities, 3 (1), pp. 149-177, 2015, (Also published in 2016 as a chapter in Gender and Political Psychology, ed. Zoe Oxley. New York: Routledge. https://www.routledge.com/Gender-and-Political-Psychology/Oxley/p/book/9781138961036).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: deliberation, experiments, gender, small groups

2014

The Silent Sex: Gender, Deliberation, and Institutions

Karpowitz, Christopher F; Mendelberg, Tali

The Silent Sex: Gender, Deliberation, and Institutions Book

Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2014, ISBN: 9780691159768, (Winner of the David O. Sears Book Award for the best book published in 2014 in the field of mass politics, International Society of Political Psychology • Winner of the Robert E. Lane Award for the best book published in 2014 in political psychology, Political Psychology Section, American Political Science Association • Winner of the Best Book Award for the best book published in 2014 using experimental methods, Experimental Research Section, American Political Science Association ).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: decision rule, deliberation, experiments, gender, small groups

Does Descriptive Representation Facilitate Women's Distinctive Voice? How Gender Composition and Decision Rules Affect Deliberation

Mendelberg, Tali; Karpowitz, Christopher F; Goedert, Nicholas

Does Descriptive Representation Facilitate Women's Distinctive Voice? How Gender Composition and Decision Rules Affect Deliberation Journal Article

The American Journal of Political Science, 58 (2), pp. 291-306, 2014.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: deliberation, democracy, descriptive representation, experiments, gender, representation

Gender Inequality in Deliberation: Unpacking the Black Box of Interaction

Mendelberg, Tali; Karpowitz, Christopher F; Oliphant, Baxter J

Gender Inequality in Deliberation: Unpacking the Black Box of Interaction Journal Article

Perspectives on Politics, 12 (1), pp. 18-44, 2014.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: deliberation, experiments, gender, interruptions

2012

Gender Inequality in Deliberative Participation

Karpowitz, Christopher F; Mendelberg, Tali; Shaker, Lee

Gender Inequality in Deliberative Participation Journal Article

The American Political Science Review, 106 (3), pp. 533-547, 2012.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: decision rule, deliberation, experiments, gender

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