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Bradford H. BishopBradford H. Bishop

American Politics (quantitative methodology, public opinion, and voting behavior)

Zulauf Hall 414
(815) 753-7049

Overview of Scholarly Activity

Bradford H. Bishop (Ph.D., Duke University) is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science and the Institute for the Study of the Environment, Sustainability, and Energy.  His research and teaching interests include public opinion, political behavior, campaigns and elections, and environmental politics.  His published work has analyzed the role of pollution exposure and community self-interest on environmental attitudes.  Brad's current research analyzes ordinary citizens' attitudes toward state parties and environmental voting in U.S. presidential elections.

Selected Publications

Aldrich, John H., Bradford H. Bishop, Rebecca S. Hatch, D. Sunshine Hillygus, and David W. Rohde.  "Blame, Responsibility, and the Tea Party in the 2010 Midterm Elections." Political Behavior.  Forthcoming.

Bishop, Bradford H. "Focusing Events and Public Opinion: Evidence from the Deepwater Horizon Disaster." Political Behavior.  Forthcoming.

Bishop, Bradford H. "Drought and Environmental Opinion: A Study of Attitudes toward Water Policy." Public Opinion Quarterly.  Forthcoming.