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Chris Karpowitz

Professor
Political Science, Political Science

850 SWKT
Provo, UT 84602

Biography

Dr. Christopher F. Karpowitz is Co-Director of the Center for the Study of Elections and Democracy and Professor of Political Science at Brigham Young University. In 2015, he received the Erik Erikson Award for early career achievement in the field of political psychology from the International Society of Political Psychology and the Emerging Scholar Award from the Elections, Public Opinion, and Voting Behavior Section of the American Political Science Association. His book, The Silent Sex: Gender, Deliberation, and Institutions (co-authored with Tali Mendelberg), received the Robert E. Lane Award for the best book in political psychology (APSA), the David O. Sears Award for the best book in mass politics (ISPP), and the APSA Experimental Research Section Best Book Award. Prior to arriving at BYU, he was a Post-Doctoral Fellow in Democracy and Human Values at Princeton's University Center for Human Values.

Research Interests

Political psychology, civic engagement and political participation, democratic and deliberative theory, political communication, experimental methods, public opinion, political behavior, the presidency, American political thought

Honors and Awards

  • Mary Lou Fulton Young Scholar Award, College of Family Home and Social Sciences (2013 - 2015)

Administrative Assignments

  • Center for the Study of Elections and Democracy: Associate Director (2013 - Present)

Courses Taught

Publications

Christopher F Karpowitz Jessica R Preece Joseph Q Monson Christopher F Karpowitz Joseph Q Monson Kelly D. Patterson David E. Campbell Christopher F Karpowitz Joseph Q Monson Christopher F Karpowitz Chad Raphael Tali Mendelberg Christopher F Karpowitz J. Baxter Oliphant Tali Mendelberg Christopher F Karpowitz Christopher F Karpowitz Tali Mendelberg Lee Shaker Christopher F Karpowitz Joseph Q Monson Lindsay Nielson Kelly D Patterson Steven A Snell Christopher F Karpowitz Joseph Q Monson Kelly D Patterson Jeremy C. Pope

Presentations

Joshua R Gubler James Martherus Joseph Q Monson Mikle Don South Christopher F Karpowitz