"Compassion in Red and Blue: The Politics of Who Cares about Whom."
My dissertation uses a multi-method approach of a content analysis, a large scale survey, and experiments to examine how concern for others shapes the political system.
Publications and Working Papers
Hetherington, Marc J., Meri T. Long, and Thomas J. Rudolph. 2016. "Revisiting the Myth: New Evidence of a Polarized Electorate." Public Opinion Quarterly, March. doi:10.1093/poq/nfw003
"Compassion, Control, and Immigration Policy Preferences." pdf
Public Opinion and Political Attitudes
Political Parties and Elections
Electoral Behavior and the Democratic Process
Introduction to American Politics
Women in Politics