Sean Freeder

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Academic Subfields: 
American Politics

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Personal Statement: 

Sean is a PhD candidate in Political Science, with a focus on American politics and political psychology. His interests include a variety of subjects within those areas, including affective polarization, persuasion, voter turnout, democratic accountability, crime, and political information. Specifically, his dissertation focuses on the role that negative motive attribution plays in the ever growing hostility between partisan outgroups, and investigating ways that said hostility might be alleviated.

Dissertation Committee Chair: 
Gabriel Lenz
Primary Subfield: 
American Politics
Secondary Subfield: 
Political Behavior