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University of Texas, Austin
anxiety, emotion, religion
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I study the way that people make political decisions – some of my interests are emotion (in particular, anxiety), religion, and persuasion more generally.

Recent Publications

Albertson, Bethany L. and Shana Kushner Gadarian.  2015. Anxious Politics: Democratic Citizenship in a Threatening World.  Cambridge University Press.


Albertson, Bethany L. and Joshua W. Busby. 2015. Hearts or Minds? Identifying Persuasive Messages on Climate Change.” Research and Politics. 2(1).

Albertson, Bethany L. 2015. Dog Whistle Politics: Multivocal Communication and Religious Appeals. Political Behavior. 37: 3-26.


Albertson, Bethany L. 2011. Religious Appeals and Implicit Attitudes. Political Psychology, 32: 109-130.

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