Public Opinion

Andrea Louise Campbell

Andrea Louise Campbell is the head of the Political Science Department  and a Arthur and Ruth Sloan Professor of Political Science at MIT. She is the author of How Policies Make Citizens: Senior Political Activism and the American Welfare State (Princeton University Press, 2003), and articles in the American Political Science Review, Political Behavior, Studies in American Political Development, and Comparative Political Studies. She studies American politics, political behavior, public opinion, political inequality, and social policy.

William Hallman

Dr. William K. Hallman is a professor and chair of the department of human ecology, a member of the graduate faculty of the departments of psychology and nutritional sciences, and is director of the Food Policy Institute, at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. His research focuses on public perceptions of risk and risk communication related to new technologies, food, and health.

Julia Lynch

Julia F. Lynch is an associate professor in the department of political science at the University of Pennsylvania, where she is also a senior fellow of the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics. She is the author of Age in the Welfare State: The Origins of Social Spending on Pensioners, Workers, and Children (Cambridge University Press, 2006), which was awarded the 2007 prize for the best book on European politics from the American Political Science Association.

Edward Maibach

Ed Maibach is a university professor of communication and director of the Center for Climate Change Communication at George Mason University. Previously he has served as worldwide director of social marketing for Porter Novelli, associate director of the National Cancer Institute, and board chair for Kidsave International, and has been a professor of public health at Emory University and George Washington University. He holds a Ph.D. in communication from Stanford and an M.P.H. from San Diego State University. Dr.

Matthew Nisbet

Matthew Nisbet is a social scientist who studies, writes, lectures, and consults on strategic communication in policy-making and public affairs. His current work focuses on controversies surrounding science, the environment, and public health. Nisbet is the author of more than 35 journal articles and book chapters, and he serves on the editorial boards of the International Journal of Press/Politics and Science Communication. His scholarship has been cited more than 400 times in the peer-reviewed literature and in more than 100 books.

Mark Schlesinger

Mark J. Schlesinger, Ph.D. is a wayward economist often mistaken for a political scientist or social psychologist. For the past two decades, he has studied patient experience and patients’ responses to problematic medical encounters; over the past five years complementing that work with research into ways of enhancing the scope, clarity, and influence of patient voice. Dr.