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John Barry Ryan, alongside other authors, will release a book titled "Partisan Hostility and American Democracy."

A new book by leading scholars of partisanship explores the recent consequences of political hostility and how it does and doesn’t affect democratic functioning.

Michael Traugott has been recognized with the 2024 Warren J. Mitofsky Award for Excellence in Public Opinion Research!

This award honors the life and work of the late Warren J. Mitofsky – an innovator in survey research and longtime chair of the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research Board of Directors.

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