Dan Myers

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Political Science
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C. Daniel Myers studies how ordinary citizens and political elites talk about politics and how this, in turn, shapes their attitudes and actions. Much of his research examines the effects of political talk in deliberative mini-publics – representative groups of people brought together to learn, talk, and make recommendations about important political issues. He is also interested in the political effects of storytelling and the role that narrative plays in structuring our understanding of the political world. His research has appeared in the Journal of Politics, Political Analysis, the Journal of Theoretical Politics, the Journal of Public Deliberation, and the Oxford Handbook of Political Psychology.

Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • B.A.: Allegheny College, 2005.
  • Ph.D.: Princeton University, 2011.

Curriculum Vitae


  • American Politics, Political Psychology, Political Communication, Experimental Methods, Deliberative Democracy
Courses Taught
  • POL 1001: American Politics in a Changing World
  • POL 1903: Freshman Seminar; Deliberation in the 2016 Election
  • POL 3108H: Honors Thesis Tutorial and Political Science Inquiry
  • POL 3767 Political Psychology of Elite Behavior
  • POL 8307-8308: Proseminar in Political Psychology
  • POL 8360: Small Group Processes and Democratic Deliberation
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