Research

A statement about how my research agenda fits together.

PUBLICATIONS – Please email (sgadaria at maxwell dot syr dot edu) for a copy of papers if they are not linked or you don’t have access.

Book 
Albertson, Bethany and Shana Kushner Gadarian. 2015. Anxious Politics: Democratic Citizenship in a Threatening World. New York: Cambridge University Press. 
Articles
The Gag Reflex: Disgust Rhetoric and Gay Rights in American Politics (with Eric van der Vort) Forthcoming. Political Behavior. Online first: June 2017
Andersson, Matthew, Rene Almeling, and Shana Kushner Gadarian. Forthcoming. Does Educational Attainment Shape Reactions to Genetic Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease? Results from a National Survey Experiment. Social Science and Medicine.
Albertson, Bethany and Shana Kushner Gadarian. 2016. Did that scare you? Tips on creating emotion in experimental subjects. Political Analysis. p.1-7. doi:10.1093/pan/mpw022
Crowder-Meyer, Melody, Shana Kushner Gadarian, and Jessica Trounstine. 2015. Women and Representation: Urban Elections and Diversity in Representation. Politics, Groups, and Identities.
Albertson, Bethany and Shana Kushner Gadarian. 2015. Ebola, Anxiety, and Public Support for Protective Policies. PS: Political Science and Politics. Spotlight on Ebola. 48(1): 3-18.
Almeling, Rene and Shana Kushner Gadarian. 2014. Reacting to Genetic Risk: An Experimental Survey of Life between Health and Disease. Journal of Health and Social Behavior. 55(4): 482-503.
Almeling, Rene and Shana Kushner Gadarian. 2014. Public Opinion on Policy Issues in Genetics and Genomics. Genetics in Medicine. 16(6):491-494.
Structural Topic Models for Open Ended Responses with Applications to Surveys and Experiments (with Margaret E. Roberts, Brandon Stewart, Dustin Tingley, Christopher Lucas, Jetson Leder-Luis, Bethany Albertson and David Rand). 2014. American Journal of Political Science.  58: 1064–1082. doi:10.1111/ajps.12103
Gadarian, Shana Kushner. 2014. Scary pictures: How Terrorism Images Affect Voter Evaluations. Political Communication
Gadarian, Shana Kushner, and Bethany Albertson. 2014. Anxiety, immigration, and the search for information.”Political Psychology 35.2: 133-164.
Gadarian, Shana Kushner. 2010. Foreign Policy at the Ballot Box: How Citizens Use Foreign Policy to Judge and Choose Candidates. Journal of Politics. 72(4): 1046-1062.
Gadarian, Shana Kushner. 2010. The Politics of Threat: How Terrorism News Shapes Foreign Policy Attitudes. Journal of Politics. 72(2):469-483.
Gershkoff, Amy and Shana A. Kushner. 2005. “The 9/11-Iraq Connection: How the Bush Administration’s Rhetoric in the Iraq Conflict Shifted Public Opinion.” Perspectives on Politics. 3(3).
Book Chapters and Other Publications
Gadarian, Shana Kushner. 2013. “Beyond the Water’s Edge: Threat, Partisanship, and the Media.” in The Political Psychology of Terrorism Fears. Samuel Justin Sinclair and Daniel Antonius, eds. New York: Oxford University Press.
Albertson, Bethany and Shana Kushner Gadarian. 2012. “Who’s Afraid of Immigration? The Effects of Pro- and Anti-Immigrant Threatening Ads among Latinos, African Americans and Whites.” in Immigration and Public Opinion. Gary Freeman, Randall Hansen, and David Leal, eds. Routledge Press.
Gadarian, Shana Kushner. 2011. “Review of Selling Fear: Counterterrorism, Media, and Public Opinion. by  Brigette Nacos, Yaeli Bloch-Elkon, Robert Shapiro. (2010, University of Chicago Press).” Political Communication. 28(4):468-471.
Gadarian, Shana Kushner and Richard Lau. 2011. “Campaign Ads: What Can We Learn from Experimentation?” in The Handbook of Experimental Political Science. James Druckman, Donald Green, James Kuklinski, and Arthur Lupia, eds. New York: Cambridge University Press.
Gadarian, Shana Kushner. 2007. An Experiment on Terrorism News and Foreign Policy. Public Opinion Pros. November.  
Work in Progress
Complex Interactions:Candidate Race, Sex, Electoral Institutions, and Voter Choice           (with Melody Crowder-Meyer, Jessica Trounstine, and Kau Vue)
Voting Can Be Hard: Information can Help (with Jessica Trounstine and Melody Crowder-Meyer)Terrorism, Refugees, Trust in Comparative Perspective (with Øyvind Bugge Solheim)Social media use and fear levels after the Paris 2015 attacks. A comparative study (with Kari Steen-Johnsen and Bernard Enjolras)Fair trade? American attitudes on trade deals and trade wars (with Daniel McDowell)

Off to the Courts? Off to the Agency? Public Attitudes Toward Legal and Bureaucratic Approaches to Regulation (with Quinn Mulroy)

Supreme Court Policy Legitimation: A Comparison of Survey-Experimental and Natural Effects (with Logan Strother)