Publications

Accepted for Publication/Forthcoming 

Druckman, J. and M. Levendusky. (Accepted). “What Do We Measure When We Measure Affective Polarization?” Public Opinion Quarterly 

Iyengar, S., Y. Lelkes, M. Levendusky, N. Malhotra, and S. Westwood. (Forthcoming 2019). “The Origins and Consequences of Affective Polarization in the United States.” Annual Review of Political Science | Paper

Druckman, J., S. Gubitz, M. Levendusky, and A. Lloyd (Forthcoming 2019). “How Incivility On Partisan Media (De)Polarizes the Electorate.” Journal of Politics | Paper | Supplemental Appendix

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2018 

Levendusky, M. (2018). When Efforts to Depolarize the Electorate Fail. Public Opinion Quarterly 82(3): 583-92. | Paper | Supplemental Appendix

Levendusky, M. (2018). Americans, Not Partisans: Can Priming American National Identity Reduce Affective Polarization? Journal of Politics 80(1): 59-70. | Paper | Supplemental Appendix

McConnell, C., N. Malhotra, Y. Margalit, & M. Levendusky (2018). “The Economic Consequences of Partisanship in a Polarized Era.” American Journal of Political Science  62(1): 5-18. | Paper | Supplemental Appendix | Press Coverage

Druckman, J., M. Levendusky, & A. McLain. (2018). No Need to Watch: How the Effects of Partisan Media Can Spread via Inter-Personal Discussions. American Journal of Political Science. 62(1): 99-112. | Paper | Supplemental Appendix

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2017 

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

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2016

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


2014

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


2013

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

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

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

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


2012

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


2011

Yeager, D., Krosnick J., Chang L., Javitz H., Levendusky M., 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., & Levendusky M. (2011).  Drafting Support for War: Conscription and Mass Support for Warfare. Journal of Politics. 73(2), 524-34. | Paper | Supplemental Appendix

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

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


2010

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

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


2009

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

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


2008

Levendusky, M., Pope J., & Jackman S.  (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


2007

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


2006

Fiorina, M., & Levendusky M. (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