Steven W. Webster

Much of my work on negative partisanship and anger within the American electorate has received media coverage. A selection of some of these news articles, as well as select TV and radio/podcast appearances, are listed below. If you would like to speak with me about my research and how it relates to political developments, please do not hesitate to email me.

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American Rage: How Anger Shapes Our Politics

"The Rise of Negative Partisanship and the Nationalization of U.S. Elections in the 21st Century"

"The Ideological Foundations of Affective Polarization in the U.S. Electorate"

"Negative Partisanship: Why Americans Dislike Parties but Behave Like Rabid Partisans"

"Anger and Declining Trust in Government in the American Electorate"

"Does Residential Sorting Explain Geographic Polarization?"

"Partisan Schadenfreude and Candidate Cruelty"


TV interviews

Additional Video Interviews

Indiana University, "Ask an Expert" -- 2020 Election

Indiana University, "Unpaid Interns" -- 2020 Election Interview