In Press

McConnell, C., N. Malhotra, Y. Margalit, & M. Levendusky (In Press). “The Economic Consequences of Partisanship in a Polarized Era.” American Journal of Political Science | Paper | Supplemental Appendix | Press Coverage

Levendusky, M. (In Press). Americans, Not Partisans: Can Priming American National Identity Reduce Affective Polarization? Journal of Politics | Paper | Supplemental Appendix

Druckman, J., M. Levendusky, & A. McLain. (In Press). No Need to Watch: How the Effects of Partisan Media Can Spread via Inter-Personal Discussions. American Journal of Political Science. | Paper | Supplemental Appendix



Levendusky, M. (2017). Morris Fiorina’s Foundational Contributions to the Study of Partisanship and Mass Polarization. The Forum 15(1): 189-201. | Paper

Levendusky, M. (2017).  Partisan Media & Polarization: Challenges for Future Work. Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics., London, UK: Oxford University Press | Paper



Levendusky, M., & Malhotra N. (2016).  (Mis)Perceptions of Partisan Polarization in the American Public. Public Opinion Quarterly. 80(S1), 387-91. | Paper | Supplemental Appendix

Levendusky, M., & Malhotra N. (2016).  Does Media Coverage of Partisan Polarization Affect Political Attitudes?. Political Communication. 33(2), 283-301. | PaperSupplemental Appendix | Media Coverage of Article

Levendusky, M., Druckman J., & McLain A. (2016).  How Group Discussions Create Strong Attitudes and Strong Partisans. Research and Politics. 3(2), 1-6. | PaperSupplemental_Appendix 

Lapinski, J., Levendusky M., Winneg K., & Jamieson K. H. (2016).  What Do Citizens Want from their Member of Congress?. Political Research Quarterly. 69(3), 535-45. | Paper | Supplemental Appendix


Darr, J., & Levendusky M. (2014).  Relying on the Ground Game: The Placement and Effect of Campaign Field Offices. American Politics Research. 42(3), 529-48. | Publication | Supplemental Appendix


Levendusky, M. S. (2013).  How Partisan Media Polarize America. Chicago: University of Chicago Press | Website

Levendusky, M. S. (2013).  Partisan Media Exposure and Attitudes Toward the Opposition. Political Communication. 30(4), 565-581. PaperSupplemental Appendix

Levendusky, M. S. (2013).  Partisan Polarization in the U.S. Electorate.Oxford Bibliographies Online.

Levendusky, M. S. (2013).  Why Do Partisan Media Polarize Viewers?.American Journal of Political Science. 57(3), 611-623. | Paper | Supplemental Appendix


Levendusky, M. S., & Horowitz M. (2012).  When Backing Down Is the Right Decision: Partisanship, New Information and Audience Costs.Journal of Politics. 74(2), 323-338. | Paper


Yeager, D. S., Krosnick J. A., Chang L., Javitz H., Levendusky M. S., Simpser A., & Wang R. (2011).  Comparing the Accuracy of RDD Telephone Surveys and Internet Surveys Conducted with Probability and Non-Probability Samples. Public Opinion Quarterly. 75(4), 709-47. | Paper

Horowitz, M. C., & Levendusky M. S. (2011).  Drafting Support for War: Conscription and Mass Support for Warfare. Journal of Politics. 73(2), 524-34. | Paper | Supplemental Appendix

Levendusky, M. S., & Pope J. C. (2011).  Red States vs. Blue States: Going Beyond the Mean. Public Opinion Quarterly. 75(2), 227-48. | Paper

Levendusky, M. S. (2011).  Rethinking the Role of Political Information.Public Opinion Quarterly. 75(1), 42-64. | Paper | Supplemental Appendix


Levendusky, M. S. (2010).  Clearer Cues, More Consistent Voters: A Benefit of Elite Polarization. Political Behavior. 32(1), 111-131. | Paper | Supplemental Appendix

Levendusky, M. S., & Pope J. C. (2010).  Measuring Aggregate-Level Ideological Heterogeneity. Legislative Studies Quarterly. 35(2), 259-82. | Paper | Supplemental Appendix | Estimates of State-Level Ideological Heterogeneity


Levendusky, M. S. (2009).  The Microfoundations of Mass Polarization.Political Analysis. 17(2), 162-76. | Paper | Supplemental Appendix

Levendusky, M. S. (2009). The Partisan Sort: How Liberals Became Democrats and Conservatives Became Republicans. Chicago: University of Chicago Press | Website


Levendusky, M. S., Pope J. C., & Jackman S. D. (2008). Measuring District-Level Partisanship with Implications for the Analysis of U.S. Elections. Journal of Politics. 70(3), 736-53. | Paper | Supplemental Appendix | Estimates of District Partisanship


Sniderman, P., & Levendusky M. S. (2007).  An Institutional Theory of Political Choice. Oxford Handbook of Political Behavior. 437-56., Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press | Paper


Fiorina, M. P., & Levendusky M. S. (2006). Disconnected: The Political Class versus the People. Red and Blue Nation? Characteristics, Causes, and Consequences of America’s Polarized Politics. 49-71., Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press and the Hoover Institution | Paper