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Matthew Levendusky is associate professor and director of graduate studies in the Department of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania. He was previously an assistant professor of political science at Penn (2007-2013), and a postdoctoral research associate at the Center for the Study of American Politics at Yale University (2006-2007). He obtained his Ph.D. from Stanford University in 2006. He is the author of The Partisan Sort (University of Chicago Press, 2009) and How Partisan Media Polarize America (University of Chicago Press, 2013). His work has also appeared in the American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Politics, and Public Opinion Quarterly. His research focuses on understanding how institutions and elites influence the political behavior of ordinary citizens, including studies of mass polarization, the effects of partisan media, and various other topics.

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