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. 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)
2. 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)
3. 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)
4. 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)
5. 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)
6. 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)
7. Karpowitz, Christopher F; Mendelberg, Tali: An Experimental Approach to Citizen Deliberation. In: Druckman, James N; Green, Donald P; Kuklinski, James H; Lupia, Arthur (Ed.): The Cambridge Handbook of Experimental Political Science, Cambridge University Press, New York, 2011, ISBN: 9780521174558, (The book won the Robert E. Lane Award for the best book published in political psychology in 2011, Political Psychology Section, American Political Science Association and the Best Book Award for best book published in 2011 that either uses or is about experimental research methods, Experimental Research Section, APSA.). (Type: Book Chapter | Links | BibTeX)
8. Karpowitz, Christopher F; Raphael, Chad; Allen S. Hammond, IV : Deliberative Democracy and Inequality: Two Cheers for Enclave Deliberation among the Disempowered. In: Politics & Society, 37 (4), pp. 576-615, 2009. (Type: Journal Article | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)
9. Karpowitz, Christopher F; Mendelberg, Tali: Groups and Deliberation. In: Swiss Political Science Review, 13 (4), pp. 645-622, 2007. (Type: Journal Article | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)
10. Mendelberg, Tali; Karpowitz, Christopher F: Deliberating about Justice. In: Rosenberg, Shawn (Ed.): Deliberation, Participation, and Democracy: Can the People Govern?, Palgrave Macmillan, New York, 2007, ISBN: 978-0-230-59108-0. (Type: Book Chapter | Links | BibTeX)

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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

2011

An Experimental Approach to Citizen Deliberation

Karpowitz, Christopher F; Mendelberg, Tali

An Experimental Approach to Citizen Deliberation Book Chapter

Druckman, James N; Green, Donald P; Kuklinski, James H; Lupia, Arthur (Ed.): The Cambridge Handbook of Experimental Political Science, Cambridge University Press, New York, 2011, ISBN: 9780521174558, (The book won the Robert E. Lane Award for the best book published in political psychology in 2011, Political Psychology Section, American Political Science Association and the Best Book Award for best book published in 2011 that either uses or is about experimental research methods, Experimental Research Section, APSA.).

Links | BibTeX | Tags: deliberation, democracy, experiments, small groups

2009

Deliberative Democracy and Inequality: Two Cheers for Enclave Deliberation among the Disempowered

Karpowitz, Christopher F; Raphael, Chad; Allen S. Hammond, IV

Deliberative Democracy and Inequality: Two Cheers for Enclave Deliberation among the Disempowered Journal Article

Politics & Society, 37 (4), pp. 576-615, 2009.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: deliberation, enclaves, small groups

2007

Groups and Deliberation

Karpowitz, Christopher F; Mendelberg, Tali

Groups and Deliberation Journal Article

Swiss Political Science Review, 13 (4), pp. 645-622, 2007.

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

Deliberating about Justice

Mendelberg, Tali; Karpowitz, Christopher F

Deliberating about Justice Book Chapter

Rosenberg, Shawn (Ed.): Deliberation, Participation, and Democracy: Can the People Govern?, Palgrave Macmillan, New York, 2007, ISBN: 978-0-230-59108-0.

Links | BibTeX | Tags: deliberation, democracy, small groups

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