Collegiate Affiliation

C. Daniel Myers is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. He received his Ph.D. in Politics from Princeton University and completed post-doctoral training at the University of Michigan as part of the Robert Wood Johnson Scholars in Health Policy Program.

His research lies at the intersection of political psychology and political communication and focuses on the communicative process that drive, and that might reduce, group-based polarization. Much of his work studies the effects of new political institutions inspired by deliberative democratic theory. He also conducts research on experimental methods and causal inference in political science.

His work has appeared in the Journal of Politics, Political Analysis, Political Behavior, the Journal of Theoretical Politics, the Journal of Public Deliberation, and the Oxford Handbook of Political Psychology.

Educational Background & Specialties
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Educational Background

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


  • American Politics
  • Political Psychology
  • Political Communication
  • Experimental Methods
  • Deliberative Democracy