Category: Research

Posted on January 22nd, 2024 in Community Service, Faculty, Research, Students, Students/Alumni by Aaron Dusso

Dr. Dusso was interviewed by Business Insider for a piece on Trump’s new nickname for Nikki Haley. This was based on research he conducted with former student Sydnee Perkins:  “Crooked Hillary and Sleepy Joe: name-calling’s backfire effect on candidate evaluation,” in the Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties. Check it out: Trump is turning …

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Posted on April 28th, 2023 in Faculty, Research by Aaron Dusso

Dr. Pegg’s article “Would Somaliland’s Citizens Benefit from State Capacity Libertarianism?” was picked up by the popular blog Marginal Revolution: Small Steps towards a Much Better World. 

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Posted on January 23rd, 2023 in Alumni, Faculty, Research, Scholarships, Students, Students/Alumni by Aaron Dusso

Does calling your political opponent names work?  Prof. Aaron Dusso and former student Sydnee Perkins designed a research project in order to provide that answer. Their article titled, “Crooked Hillary and Sleepy Joe: Name-Calling’s Backfire Effect on Candidate Evaluations,” was recently published in the Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties. Since graduating in 2020, …

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Posted on April 20th, 2022 in Faculty, Research, Teaching by Aaron Dusso

IUPUI Professors Weigh In on the Ukraine War Christopher Claffey  Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, 2022. In the days that followed, IUPUI students began to learn names and places that never left their mouths before. Volodymyr Zelenskyy. Kyiv. NATO. These names and places are nothing new to Scott Pegg and Andrew McFarland, both political …

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Posted on January 13th, 2022 in Faculty, Research by Aaron Dusso

Dr. Demirel-Pegg and Dr. Dusso won an RSFG grant to conduct voter surveys after this year’s national elections in Hungary, Columbia, Brazil, and the Philippines. The project’s title is “Executive Takeover and Democratic Backsliding: Voters’ Concern for Democratic Decline and Support for Authoritarian Leaders.” This follows up on work they conducted in Turkey after the …

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