Annenberg Presentations at APSA 2019

Eleven Annenberg faculty members and graduate students will present at the American Political Science Association’s 2019 Meeting, to be held August 29 – September 1 in Washington, D.C.

The presentations are listed below. For the full program, visit APSA’s conference website.

Wednesday, August 28

Preconference Panels

Misinformation and Propaganda around the Globe

  • Ozan Kuru — "Understanding Informational Processing in WhatsApp Groups: A Comparative Study of User Perceptions and Practices in Turkey, Singapore, and the USA"

Institutions and Behavior in Troubled Times

  • Dominik Stecula — "Party Cues in the News: Elite Opinion Leadership and American Attitudes Towards Climate Change"

The Deep Roots of Troubled Times

  • Tyler Leigh, Alex Tolkin, Lizzie Martin, and Diana C. Mutz — “Perceptions of Polarization Among Facebook Users”

Thursday, August 29


Incivility and Being Mad Online (Hilton, Columbia 4)

  • Jin Woo Kim — “How Online Comments Affect Polarization and Incivility”
  • Yphtach Lelkes — “The Constraint Affordance and Political Discourse”

Friday, August 30


Communicating Politics Online (Hilton, Tenleytwon West)

  • Jin Woo Kim — Chair


The Dynamics of Climate Policy Support in the U.S. (Marriott, Virginia C)

  • Dominik Stecula — Discussant


MPSA Council Meeting (Petits-Plats)

  • Diana C. Mutz — Chair


The Role of Emotions in Politics (Hilton, Gunston West)

  • Jin Woo Kim — Discussant


Formation of Mass Attitudes (Hilton, Columbia 12)

  • Daniel J. Hopkins — “The Feedback Effects of Market-Based Policy: Evidence from ACA Opinions”

Responses to the Trump Administration (Hilton, Columbia 2)

  • Lizzie Martin, Diana C. Mutz, Tyler Leigh, and Alexander Tolkin — “Trade and Immigration: Failures of Opinion Leadership in the Trump Presidency”


Political Psychology Section Business Meeting (Hilton, Fairchild West)

  • Daniel J. Hopkins — Chair

Saturday, August 31


Elites in the News (Hilton, Columbia 12)

  • Dominik Stecula — “News Consumption Patterns of Political Elites in the U.S.”

Polling Results and Voters’ Perceptions (Hilton, Columbia 1)

  • Yphtach Lelkes — “What Election Forecasts Mean for Electoral Competition and Voter Turnout”


#MeToo and Responses to Sexual Harassment (Hilton, Columbia 11)

  • Alexander Tolkin, Diana C. Mutz, Tyler Leigh, and Lizzie Martin — “Kavanaugh and the Court: Institutional Legitimacy in the #MeToo Era”


Understanding Attitudes toward Immigration (Hilton, Tenleytown West)

  • Daniel J. Hopkins — Discussant


Media Effects (Hilton, Columbia 12)

  • Kathleen Hall Jamieson — “Disentangling Debate and Media Effects in the 2016 Elections”

Sunday, September 1


How Spatial Context and Institutions Affect Behavior and Distributive Outcomes (Marriott, Virginia C)

  • Daniel J. Hopkins — “Changing Demographics, Changing Votes? Local Demographic Changes and Vote Choice”

Political Polarization (Hilton, Rock Creek)

  • Hey-Yon Lee and Yphtach Lelkes — “Positive Partisanship: Partisans are Primarily Motivated by In-Party Favoritism”

Truth and/or Consequences (Hilton, Tenleytown West)

  • Dominik Stecula — Chair