Associate Professor of Politics
Prof. Mendelberg is the author of The Race Card: Campaign Strategy, Implicit Messages, and the Norm of Equality (Princeton University Press, 2001), winner of the American Political Science Association's 2002 Woodrow Wilson Foundation Award for "the best book published in the United States during the prior year on government, politics or international affairs." She has also published articles in the American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Politics, Public Opinion Quarterly, Perspectives on Politics, Political Behavior, Political Psychology, and Political Communication. Her work has been supported by grants and fellowships from the National Science Foundation, the University of Pennsylvania, and Harvard University. In 2002 she received the Erik H. Erikson Early Career Award for Excellence and Creativity in the Field of Political Psychology. She holds a PhD from the University of Michigan.
Selected Articles and Chapters:
“How People Deliberate About Justice.” With Christopher Karpowitz. In Can the People Govern?, edited by Shawn Rosenberg, Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan (2007), PP. 101-129. Available online from Amazon.com.
”The Deliberative Citizen: Theory and Evidence.” In Political Decision Making, Deliberation and Participation: Research in Micropolitics, Volume 6, edited by Michael X. Delli Carpini, Leonie Huddy, and Robert Y. Shapiro, Greenwich, CT: JAI Press (2002).
“Individualism Reconsidered: Principles and Prejudice in Contemporary American Public Opinion on Race.” In Racialized Politics: Values, Ideology, and Prejudice in American Public Opinion, edited by David Sears, Jim Sidanius and Lawrence Bobo, University of Chicago Press (2000). With Donald Kinder.