Laura Stoker

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510 798-7449
Office Hours: Wednesdays 10-12, 778 Barrows Hall


Spring 2019
Spring 2018
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Research Interests: 
National Elections
Public Opinion
Research Design
Statistical Methods
Ph.D., University of Michigan
Personal Statement: 

Laura Stoker's research focuses on the development and change of political attitudes and behavior, with a focus on family influences and generational change. She also writes on topics at the intersection of research design and statistics, including the optimal design of multi-level studies, problems of aggregation, survey sampling, and the estimation of cohort effects. She regularly teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on political psychology and research methods. Her publications have appeared in many venues including the American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, British Journal of Political Science, Electoral Studies, and Journal of Politics. Stoker is the recipients of fellowships from the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Oxford University, and the University of Manchester. She is a former Chairman of the Board of Overseers of the American National Election Studies (2000-2002).