Faculty

Meet Our Directors

  • Joshua Dyck

    Joshua Dyck

    Co-director, Center for Public Opinion

    Joshua Dyck is an expert in political and public-opinion polling, elections and campaigns, and national and state politics.

  • Frank Talty

    Frank Talty

    Co-director, Center for Public Opinion

    Frank Talty, whose experience spans law, politics and Irish history, is a popular source during election season.

Meet Our Fellows

  • Jenifer Whitten-Woodring

    Jenifer Whitten-Woodring

    Assistant Professor, Political Science

    Jenifer Whitten-Woodring is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science. Her research focuses on the causes and effects of media freedom and the role of media.

  • Leland Ackerson

    Leland Ackerson

    Assistant Professor, Department of Community Health and Sustainability

    Leland Ackerson is an assistant professor in the Department of Community Health and Sustainability.

  • Andrew Harris

    Andrew Harris

    Criminal Justice & Criminology

    Andrew Harris has been quoted on the topic of "sexting" in the New York Times, Boston Globe and several other media outlets.

  • Morgan Marietta

    Morgan Marietta

    Assistant Professor, Political Science

    Morgan Marietta teaches American politics and political psychology and he is an author.

  • Kelly M. Socia

    Kelly M. Socia

    Assistant Professor, School of Criminology and Justice Studies

    Kelly M. Socia is an assistant professor in the School of Criminology and Justice Studies. His research interests include offender re-entry, recidivism and environmental criminology, among many other topics.