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Meet Our Directors

  • 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.

  • Joshua Dyck

    Polling and Politics

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

Meet Our Fellows

  • Morgan Marietta

    Assistant Professor, Political Science

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

  • Jenifer Whitten-Woodring

    Associate Professor, Political Science

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

  • Leland Ackerson

    Assistant Professor, Department of Community Health and Sustainability

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

  • John Cluverius

    Assistant Professor, Political Science

    John Cluverius is an assistant professor of political science, specializing in American politics and research methods.

  • 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.

  • 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.