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; Raphael, Chad: Democratic Innovations in North America. In: Elstub, Stephen; Escobar, Oliver (Ed.): The Handbook of Democratic Innovations and Governance, Edward Elgar Publishing, Northampton, MA, 2019, ISBN: 978 1 78643 385 5. (Type: Book Chapter | Links | BibTeX)
2. Karpowitz, Christopher F; Mendelberg, Tali: The Political Psychology of Deliberation. In: Baechtiger, Andrew; Dryzek, John S; Mansbridge, Jane; Warren, Mark E (Ed.): The Oxford Handbook of Deliberative Democracy, pp. 535-555, Oxford University Press, New York, 2018. (Type: Book Chapter | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)
3. Karpowitz, Christopher F; Pope, Jeremy C: Who Caucuses? An Experimental Approach to Institutional Design and Electoral Participation. In: The British Journal of Political Science, 45 (2), pp. 329-351, 2015. (Type: Journal Article | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)
4. Macedo, Stephen; Alex-Assensoh, Yvette; Berry, Jeffrey M; Brintnall, Michael; Campbell, David E; Fraga, Luis Ricardo; Fung, Archon; Galston, William A; Karpowitz, Christopher F; Levi, Margaret; Levinson, Meira; Lipsitz, Keena; Niemi, Richard G; Putnam, Robert D; Rahn, Wendy M; Reich, Rob; Rodgers, Robert R; Swanstrom, Todd; Walsh, Katherine Cramer: Democracy at Risk: How Political Choices Undermine Citizen Participation and What We Can Do About It. Brookings Institution Press, Washington, DC, 2005, ISBN: 9780815754046. (Type: Book | Links | BibTeX)

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2019

Democratic Innovations in North America

Karpowitz, Christopher F; Raphael, Chad

Democratic Innovations in North America Book Chapter

Elstub, Stephen; Escobar, Oliver (Ed.): The Handbook of Democratic Innovations and Governance, Edward Elgar Publishing, Northampton, MA, 2019, ISBN: 978 1 78643 385 5.

Links | BibTeX | Tags: democracy, political participation

2018

The Political Psychology of Deliberation

Karpowitz, Christopher F; Mendelberg, Tali

The Political Psychology of Deliberation Book Chapter

Baechtiger, Andrew; Dryzek, John S; Mansbridge, Jane; Warren, Mark E (Ed.): The Oxford Handbook of Deliberative Democracy, pp. 535-555, Oxford University Press, New York, 2018.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: deliberation, democracy, political participation, political psychology

2015

Who Caucuses? An Experimental Approach to Institutional Design and Electoral Participation

Karpowitz, Christopher F; Pope, Jeremy C

Who Caucuses? An Experimental Approach to Institutional Design and Electoral Participation Journal Article

The British Journal of Political Science, 45 (2), pp. 329-351, 2015.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: caucus, experiments, institutions, political participation, primary

2005

Democracy at Risk: How Political Choices Undermine Citizen Participation and What We Can Do About It

Macedo, Stephen; Alex-Assensoh, Yvette; Berry, Jeffrey M; Brintnall, Michael; Campbell, David E; Fraga, Luis Ricardo; Fung, Archon; Galston, William A; Karpowitz, Christopher F; Levi, Margaret; Levinson, Meira; Lipsitz, Keena; Niemi, Richard G; Putnam, Robert D; Rahn, Wendy M; Reich, Rob; Rodgers, Robert R; Swanstrom, Todd; Walsh, Katherine Cramer

Democracy at Risk: How Political Choices Undermine Citizen Participation and What We Can Do About It Book

Brookings Institution Press, Washington, DC, 2005, ISBN: 9780815754046.

Links | BibTeX | Tags: civic engagement, democracy, political participation

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