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Gabriel Lenz

742 Social Science Building
Office Hours
By appointment.
Personal Statement

Gabriel Lenz is a professor of political science at the University of California, Berkeley. He studies democratic accountability, focusing on how to help voters hold their politicians accountable and how governments can protect people from violence and incarceration. He has published a book on elections with the University of Chicago Press and has published articles in the American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, and Journal of Politics, Political Analysis, and other journals.

Research Interests
Public Opinion
Political Psychology
Political Economy
State and interpersonal violence



Book cover for Follow the Leader by Gabriel Lenz

Follow the Leader?  How Voters Respond to Politicians' Performance and Policies. Published in 2012 by University of Chicago Press. For more information, see my website.