Our research falls into several broad areas. Click on each below for a list of our publications pertaining to that subject
The American media environment has experienced massive changes over the past 20 years. ISCAP studies explore the consequences of a variety of these shifts for mass opinion.
Contemporary political discourse is widely decried as coarse, uncivil, and symptomatic of a general decline in the quality of the political process. ISCAP research examines both face-to-face and mass mediated political discourse.
Political opinions tend to be highly stable over time, but for some issues, such as gay marriage, there have been significant changes in recent years. Panel data are used to better understand these changes.