Research

Here are some books, articles and book chapters I have published, organized by topic area

 

Framing, Opinion Formation, and Partisanship

Wagner, Michael W. and Michael W. Gruszczynski. Forthcoming. “When Framing Matters: The Role of Partisan and Journalistic Issue Frames on Public Opinion and Party Identification,” Journalism and Communication Monographs.

Wagner, Michael W., Kristen Deppe, Carly Jacobs, Amanda Friesen, Kevin B. Smith, and John R. Hibbing. Forthcoming. “Beyond Survey Self-Reports: Using Physiology to Tap Political Orientations,” International Journal of Public Opinion Research.

Wagner, Michael W. 2010.  “Great Communicators? The Influence of Presidential Issue Framing on Party Identification, 1975-2000.” in Winning with Words: The Origins and Impacts of Framing, Brian F. Schaffner, Patrick J. Sellers, Eds., pp. 136-59.  Routledge.

Wagner, Michael W. 2010.  “Comparing the ANES and the NAES for Political Communication Research.” Sourcebook for Political Communication Research: Methods, Measures and Analytical Techniques, Erik P. Bucy and R. Lance Holbert, Eds., pp. 96-113 Routledge Press.

Carmines, Edward G., Jessica C. Gerrity, and Michael W. Wagner. 2010.  “How Abortion Became a Partisan Issue: Media Coverage of the Interest Group-Political Party Connection.” Politics and Policy 38 (6): 1113-34.

Carmines, Edward G., Jessica C. Gerrity, and Michael W. Wagner.  2008.   “Did the Media do it? The Influence of News Coverage on the 2006 Congressional Elections.” in Fault Lines, Jeffrey J. Mondak and Dona-Gene Mitchell, Eds., pp. 22-41.  Routledge Press.

Wagner, Michael W. 2007.  “The Utility of Staying on Message: Competing Partisan Frames and Public Awareness of Elite Differences on Issues.” The Forum, 5: 1-18.

Carmines, Edward G. and Michael W. Wagner. 2006.  “Political Issues and Partisan Alignments: Assessing the Issue Evolution Perspective.” Annual Review of PoliticalScience, 9: 67-91.

Beyond the Left-Right Divide Project

Carmines, Edward G., Michael J. Ensley, and Michael W. Wagner. Forthcoming. “Why Americans Can’t Get Beyond the Left-Right Divide.” in The State of the Parties, 7th Edition, John C. Green, Daniel Coffey, and David Cohen, editors. Rowan and Littlefield.

Carmines, Edward G., Michael J. Ensley, and Michael W. Wagner. 2012. “Political Ideology in American Politics: One, Two, or None?,” The Forum.

Carmines, Edward G., Michael J. Ensley, and Michael W. Wagner. 2012. “Who Fits the Left-Right Divide? Partisan Polarization in the American Electorate,” American Behavioral Scientist.

Carmines, Edward G., Michael J. Ensley, and Michael W. Wagner.  2011.  “Issue Preferences Civic Engagement, and the Transformation of American Politics.” in Facing the Challenge of Democracy: Explorations in the Analysis of Public Opinion and Political Participation, Paul M. Sniderman & Benjamin Highton, Eds. Princeton University Press.

Political Behavior of Journalists & Media Bias

Wagner, Michael W. and Timothy P. Collins. Forthcoming. “Does Ownership Matter? The Case of Rupert Murdoch’s Purchase of the Washington Post.” Journalism Practice: 1-14.

Wagner, Michael W. Forthcoming. “Does Specialization Matter? How Journalistic Expertise Explains Differences in Health Care Coverage” in Crucial Conversations: Meeting Health Information Needs Outside of Healthcare, Catherine Arnott Smith and Alla Keselman, eds.). Woodhead Publishing.

Political Behavior in the American Electorate

Flanigan, William H., Nancy H. Zingale, Elizabeth A. Theiss-Morse, and Michael W. Wagner. 2014. Political Behavior in the American Electorate, 13th Edition. CQ Press.

Theiss-Morse, Elizabeth, Michael W. Wagner, William H. Flanigan, and Nancy H. Zingale. 2011. Political Behavior in Midterm Elections.  CQ Press.

Religion and Politics

Friesen, Amanda and Michael W. Wagner.  2012.  “Beyond the Three “Bs:” How American Christians Approach Faith and Politics.” Politics and Religion 5: 224-52.

Citizens, Rules, and Institutions

Winburn, Jonathan C. and Michael W. Wagner.  2010.  “Carving Voters Out: Redistricting’s Influence on Political Information, Turnout, and Voting Behavior.” Political Research Quarterly 63 (2): 373-86.

 

Mycoff, Jason D., Michael W. Wagner, and David C. Wilson.  2009.  “The Empirical Effect of Voter ID Laws on Turnout: Present or Absent?” PS: Political Science and Politics, 42 (1): 121-26.

Wagner, Michael W. 2007.  “Beyond Policy Responsiveness in the U.S. House: Do Citizens Think Casework is Partisan?” American Politics Research, 35: 771-89.

Schaffner, Brian F., Michael W. Wagner, and Jonathan C. Winburn.  2004.  “Incumbents Out,Party In?  Term Limits and Partisan Redistricting in State Legislatures.” State Politics and Policy Quarterly 4: 396-414.

 

 

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