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Brian Schaffner
Political scientist ~ Newhouse Professor of Civic Studies at Tufts ~ CCES Whisperer ~ Slytherin ~
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Leonard Pitts, Jr. Aug 23
Fascinating. Newspaper articles about U.S. racial history rarely teach me something I never knew, but this one does. How Segregation Caused Your Traffic Jam
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Brian Schaffner Aug 23
Classic! I had forgotten about this.
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John Jay Media Relations Aug 23
Our Prof. spoke about the Koch Brothers in this Salon story from 2016 - How the Koch Brothers hijacked the GOP: "I'm not sure they actually could do anything if they wanted to"
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Craig Silverman Aug 22
Scoop from me: Facebook’s partnership to provide platform data to academics is in trouble. Researchers are still waiting to receive key data, funders are getting nervous, and no one knows when the full data sets will be available:
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Matt Grossmann Aug 22
meta analysis of 234 framing effect tests find that average effects on voters’ political attitudes & emotions are significant & moderate, but effects reduce substantially on behavioral outcomes or when 2 competing frames are presented download:
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Brian Schaffner Aug 22
Very cool!
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Dan Hopkins Aug 22
This archive of political emails looks like an incredible resource for people wanting to study political communication in the U.S.:
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Leah Stokes Aug 21
I will forever be grateful for what did for this Presidential race. He was a clarion call in the darkness. He made the stakes of the climate crisis clear to millions of Americans. He spoke truth to power. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. ❤️
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Brian Schaffner Aug 21
Replying to @b_schaffner
Relatedly, Trump's policies on Israel are actually more popular among non-Jews than they are among those identifying as Jewish.
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Brian Schaffner Aug 21
According to the 2018 CCES, the only religious identifiers in America who disapprove of Trump more than Jews are Atheists and Agnostics. Atheist - 80% strongly disapprove Agnostic - 70% strongly disapprove Jewish - 63% strongly disapprove
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Brian Schaffner Aug 21
I have no data behind this, but Graham Potter seems like a major upgrade!
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Brian Schaffner Aug 21
Replying to @FabianNeuner @poli_com
congrats!
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Brian Schaffner Aug 21
I have a Twitter List for soccer (esp. ) b/c sometimes I want to escape political science. But some of my favorite soccer follows also tweet about politics (e.g. and ). I wish I could pull only their soccer tweets into my soccer list feed.
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Chris Warshaw Aug 21
New version of my paper w/ Nick Stephanopoulos on the Impact of Partisan Gerrymandering on Political Parties. We find districting bias impedes numerous downstream outcomes (candidate emergence, quality, fundraising) in both congress & state house elections
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Brian Schaffner Aug 21
This is terrific...there goes the rest of my day!
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Jeffrey M. Berry Aug 20
A subtext of the looming Markey-Kennedy primary is that some In the party want to “elevate a young Democratic voice that isn’t Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez”
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Leah Stokes Aug 20
I do not understand why will not allow to participate in the Climate Forum that he was instrumental in getting to happen. Why can't he come? He will elevate the conversation. You should seriously reconsider, .
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Jeremy C. Pope Aug 20
If you care about the debate over "electability" as a concept in political science and the current presidential election you should read on it. . .
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Ellen Aug 20
Does informing students about the biases in student evaluations of teaching (SET) help mitigate those biases? Yes...sort of. Read the piece and I wrote for about our multi-semester experiment to make evals less awful. 1/
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Brian Schaffner Aug 20
Congrats, . This is well deserved, though I was shocked that the citation from the award committee made no mention of puns.
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