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Montez-led study linking state policies to life expectancy in the Los Angeles Times
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Gadarian discusses the politics behind face masks on You Are Not So Smart podcast
Shana Gadarian, associate professor of political science, explains that face masks, during the COVID-19 pandemic, became politicized and that we need to prevent a similar reaction when it comes time to convince the public they should get vaccinated for a similar public health crisis.
Gadarian cited in FiveThirtyEight article on COVID-19, partisan divide
Shana Gadarian, associate professor of political science, says she was surprised to see such enormous divides emerge as the pandemic wore on, as according to other research she’s conducted, moments of extreme anxiety and uncertainty can actually make people more open to new sources of information.
Gadarian quoted in NY Times article on face mask use in the US
"The big takeaway of all of the data is partisanship is the big determinant of all of the behavior," says Associate Professor of Political Science Shana Gadarian.
Gadarian quoted in LA Times article on GOP politicians and coronavirus
Shana Gadarian, associate professor of political science, says people tend to get cues from their elected officials. "The political leaders of the Republican party for a long time have not had a consistent message about what keeps people safe," Gadarian says.
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Reeher quoted in The Hill article on increasing polarization, COVID-19
The polarization of American life had been going on for years before Trump was even a political figure, says Grant Reeher, professor of political science. But, "what is different now [the COVID-19 pandemic], and what gives this a sharper edge is the fact that emotions are running so high."
Gadarian research on partisanship, COVID-19 cited in LA Times, Slate
75% of Democrats and 53% of Republicans said they wore masks in public, finds a study conducted by Shana Gadarian, associate professor of political science, and her colleagues.
Gadarian discusses partisan divide around COVID-19 with Christian Science Monitor
“People are taking their cues from political leadership and from doctors, and to the extent that those are different, people will turn to their more trusted sources,” says Shana Gadarian, associate professor of political science.
Gadarian quoted in Huffington Post article on coronavirus, partisanship
"Normally, I think that people take cues from the president but since his messaging has been relatively muddled... people seem to be filling in their preferred position for his," says Shana Gadarian, associate professor of political science.