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. Butler, Daniel M; Karpowitz, Christopher F; Pope, Jeremy C: Who Gets the Credit? Legislative Responsiveness and Evaluations of Members, Parties, and the U.S. Congress. In: Political Science Research and Methods, 5 (2), pp. 351-366, 2017. (Type: Journal Article | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)
2. 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)
3. 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)
4. Butler, Daniel; Karpowitz, Christopher F; Pope, Jeremy C: A Field Experiment on Legislators' Home Styles: Service versus Policy. In: The Journal of Politics, 74 (2), pp. 474-486, 2012. (Type: Journal Article | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)
5. Karpowitz, Christopher F; Monson, Quin J; Patterson, Kelly D; Pope, Jeremy C: Tea Time in America? The Impact of the Tea Party Movement on the 2010 Midterm Elections. In: PS: Political Science and Politics, 44 (2), pp. 303-309, 2011. (Type: Journal Article | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)

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2017

Who Gets the Credit? Legislative Responsiveness and Evaluations of Members, Parties, and the U.S. Congress

Butler, Daniel M; Karpowitz, Christopher F; Pope, Jeremy C

Who Gets the Credit? Legislative Responsiveness and Evaluations of Members, Parties, and the U.S. Congress Journal Article

Political Science Research and Methods, 5 (2), pp. 351-366, 2017.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: American politics, Congress, institutions, partisanship, representation

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

2014

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

2012

A Field Experiment on Legislators' Home Styles: Service versus Policy

Butler, Daniel; Karpowitz, Christopher F; Pope, Jeremy C

A Field Experiment on Legislators' Home Styles: Service versus Policy Journal Article

The Journal of Politics, 74 (2), pp. 474-486, 2012.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Congress, experiments, home style, representation

2011

Tea Time in America? The Impact of the Tea Party Movement on the 2010 Midterm Elections

Karpowitz, Christopher F; Monson, Quin J; Patterson, Kelly D; Pope, Jeremy C

Tea Time in America? The Impact of the Tea Party Movement on the 2010 Midterm Elections Journal Article

PS: Political Science and Politics, 44 (2), pp. 303-309, 2011.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: elections, representation, social movements, Tea Party, voting

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