APPC Goes to Austin: Researchers Present Papers at AAPOR Conference

    Annenberg Public Policy Center (APPC) researchers, postdoctoral fellows and scholars presented papers last weekend at the 71st annual conference of the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR), in Austin, Texas. Researchers also presented papers at the 69th annual conference of the World Association for Public Opinion Research (WAPOR), which met jointly with AAPOR.

    Ken Winneg, Nan Li,, and Asheley Landrum at the AAPOR conference in Austin, Texas

    Ken Winneg, Nan Li, and Asheley Landrum at the AAPOR conference in Austin, Texas

    At the AAPOR conference May 12-15, 2016, researchers from the Annenberg Public Policy Center presented the following papers:

    • Can a Progressive Pope Sway Skeptics? Tracking Public Opinion on Pope Francis and Climate Change. Written by postdoctoral fellows Robert Lull, Heather Akin, Nan Li (presenter), Asheley Landrum, Joseph Hilgard, and Katy Barnhart, managing director of survey research Ken Winneg (presenter), visiting scholar Dietram Scheufele, and director Kathleen Hall Jamieson.
    • Making It About Morals: Pope Francis Shifts the Climate Change Debate. Written by postdoctoral fellows Asheley R. Landrum (presenter), Robert B. Lull, and Heather Akin, and director Kathleen Hall Jamieson.
    • Partisan Media’s Effects in Shaping Americans’ Views about Pope Francis. Written by postdoctoral fellows Heather Akin and Nan Li (presenter), visiting scholar Dietram Scheufele, and director Kathleen Hall Jamieson.
    • Scientific Attitudes and Media Preferences. Written by APPC distinguished research  fellow Natalie Stroud of the University of Texas at Austin (presenter) and director Kathleen Hall Jamieson.

     

    APPC researchers also presented papers at the earlier WAPOR conference May 10-12, 2016:

    • A Novel, Brief, and General Approach to Measuring Media Diet. Written by postdoctoral fellow Joseph Hilgard (presenter) and director Kathleen Hall Jamieson.
    • Understanding Global Perceptions of Climate Change: A Cross-Cultural Comparison of Values, Vulnerability, and National Characteristics. Written and presented by postdoctoral fellow Heather Akin.