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MARTIN GILENS

Department of Politics Corwin Hall Princeton University Princeton, NJ 08544-1012
EMPLOYMENT

Voice: (609) 258-2129 Fax: (609) 258-1110 mgilens@princeton.edu http://www.princeton.edu/~mgilens

Princeton University Professor, Department of Politics, July 2011-present Associate Professor, Department of Politics, July 2003-June 2011 UCLA Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, July 2000-June 2003 Director, Center for Research in Society and Politics, July 2000-June 2003 Yale University Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, July 1998-June 2000 Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, July 1992-June 1998
EDUCATION

University of California, Berkeley Ph.D. in Sociology, 1991; M.A. in Sociology, 1985 University of California, Santa Cruz B.A. with Highest Honors in Sociology and Honors in Philosophy, 1982
BOOKS

Gilens, Martin. 2012. Affluence & Influence: Economic Inequality and Political Power in America. Princeton University Press and the Russell Sage Foundation.  Woodrow Wilson Award, American Political Science Association  Chinese Edition, Shanghai People’s Publishing House, 2014 Gilens, Martin. 1999. Why Americans Hate Welfare: Race, Media, and the Politics of Anti-Poverty Policy. University of Chicago Press.  Robert E. Lane Award, Political Psychology Section, American Political Science Association  Korean Edition, Younglim Cardinal Inc., 2012
JOURNAL ARTICLES AND BOOK CHAPTERS

Gilens, Martin. 2011. “Two-thirds full? Citizen Competence and Democratic Governance.” In New Directions in Public Opinion, ed., Adam Berinsky, pp.52-76. New York: Routledge. Gilens, Martin. 2011. “Policy Consequences of Representational Inequality.” In Who Gets Represented, ed. Peter K. Enns and Christopher Wlezien. New York: Russell Sage. Gilens, Martin. 2009. “Preference Gaps and Inequality in Representation.” PS: Political Science and Politics 42(2): 335-341. Gilens, Martin, Lynn Vavreck, and Martin Cohen. 2007. “Mass Media and Public Perceptions of Presidential Candidates, 1952-2000.” The Journal of Politics 69(4):1160-1175.

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Deconstruction. Cobb. eds. and Benjamin J. Gilens. Poverty." Public Opinion Quarterly 61(1):72-86. Michael Henry. Rowman and Littlefield. “An Anatomy of Survey Based Experiments. Martin. Jon Hurwitz and Mark Peffley. Elsevier. “Elite Cues and Political Decision-Making. “Inequality and Democratic Responsiveness. "'Race-Coding' and White Opposition to Welfare. Gilens. James M. Yale University Press.” In Perception and Prejudice: Race and Politics in the United States. Gilens.’” Civil Rights Journal 5(1):18-26. Gilens." Journal of Politics 62(2):369-386. “How the Poor Became Black: The Racialization of American Poverty in the Mass Media. “Political Ignorance and Collective Policy Preferences. and James H. Martin.'" Journal of Politics 59(2):323-349. and Craig Hertzman. Stephan Leibfried and Steffen Mau. "Corporate Ownership and News Bias: Newspaper Coverage of the 1996 Telecommunications Bill. Oxford University Press. pp. 6. 2002. Glaser.101-130. and Martin Gilens. "Affirmative Action and the Politics of Realignment. 1998. Shapiro. pp.” In Race and the Politics of Welfare Reform. Martin. Page. Sniderman. “Poor People In The News: Images From The Journalistic Subconscious. Joe Soss. Kuklinski. 1997. and Naomi Murakawa. ed. 2003. pp. Fay Lomax Cook.” In Research in Micropolitics. Martin. Michael X. 1998. ed. Paul M. Fording. Delli Carpini. Gilens. 1996. Schram.” In Class and News. Policy. 1996. ed. Gilens. 2008. 2001. "Race and Poverty in America: Public Misperceptions and the American News Media. August 2013 2 . Gilens. "Racial Attitudes and the 'New South.” Public Opinion Quarterly 69(5):778-896. Martin. James H. pp. Reprinted in Welfare States: Construction. Don Heider. 2004. 44-60. Yale University Press. Martin. Martin. 2002. Leonie Huddy. Cheltenham. UK: Edward Elgar Publishing. and Martin Gilens." Public Opinion Quarterly 60(4):513-535. "Inter-Regional Migration and Political Resocialization: A Study of Racial Attitudes Under Pressure. Reconstruction.Gilens. 2000." in Race. and the Future of Democracy. vol. Martin. Gilens. Adapted from "Race and Poverty in America: Public Misperceptions and the American News Media. and Richard C. “The Black Poor and the ‘Liberal Press. 2004. Martin. ed. University of Michigan Press. "The American News Media and Public Misperceptions of Race and Poverty. Jeff Manza. Kuklinski. Gilens. Martin. Martin. and Robert Y." British Journal of Political Science 28(1):159-183. “Racial Attitudes and Race-Neutral Social Policy: White Opposition to Welfare and the Politics of Racial Inequality. Martin. 1997. ed.” American Political Science Review 95(2):379-396. 2005." Public Opinion Quarterly 60(4):513-535. 336-363. Gilens. Gilens.” In Navigating Public Opinion: Polls. 15-50. 2000. C. Martin. Sanford F. pp. Michael D. and Domestic Policy. eds. 232250.. Gilens." American Political Science Review 90:593-604.

Social Structure and Support for Reagan. Glaser and Tali Mendelberg. WORK IN PROGRESS Gilens." June 2012-September 2012. 2008. Martin. "The Gender Gap: Psychology." July 2012-August 2013.S. Martin. Russell Sage Foundation Research Grant. "Correlational Framing: Media Portrayals of Race and Poverty" Political Psychology Newsletter." Journal of Politics 57:994-1014. New York. "Representational Inequality and Campaign Finance Regulation in The U. Gilens. Russell Sage Foundation. 1990. 2nd edition. "Inequality and Democratic Responsiveness. Having a Say: Political Efficacy and Direct Democracy. States. 1990. New Jersey. Gilens. NY. "Helping the Poor: Benevolence. August 2013 3 . Martin.N. Lomand. Clausen. Martin. Summer Scholar. NY Visiting Scholar 2005-06 (declined). John A. American Journal of Sociology 96:786-88. The Benevolent Baker: Altruism and Political Preferences. December). James M. and Martin Gilens. Institute for Advanced Study. Russell Sage Foundation. Martin. Reciprocity. "Racial Attitudes and Opposition to Welfare. Martin. Turner C.S.A. 1995. 1998. Gilens. 1998. Martin. Gilens. Russell Sage Foundation Research Grant." July 2005September 2007. Princeton. Los Angeles: Pyrczak Publishing. Princeton University." Berkeley Journal of Sociology 24:35-56. Member September 2010-June 2011. "Gender and Support for Reagan: A Comprehensive Model of Presidential Approval. Smith. Gilens. OTHER PUBLICATIONS Gilens. 1984.Reprinted in Social Science Research. Gilens. Review of The Unchanging American Voter by Eric R. or Enlightened Self-interest?" Boston Review 23(5." Sociological Forum 5:595-618. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice. 1999. July 2010. New York. 1988. "Personality and Labor Force Participation Across the Life Course: A Longitudinal Study of Women's Careers. Political Psychology Section of the American Political Science Association. "Economic Inequality and Democratic Representation Data Archive." American Journal of Political Science 32:19-49. FELLOWSHIPS AND GRANTS Russell Sage Foundation Research Grant. States. Martin. Gilens. ed. Martin. Campaign Finance and Representational Inequality in the U.

American Sociological Association Annual Meetings. Department of Political Science. 1988-90. American Association for Public Opinion Research. Graduate Fellowships. Media and the Politics of Antipoverty Policy.C. 1999. Political Psychology Section." 1985. Santa Cruz. Bennett Prize. Robert E. Berkeley for best paper in any area other than international relations. for "Racial Attitudes and Opposition to Welfare.” Sanford School of Public Policy. for "Gender and Support for Reagan: A Comprehensive Model of Presidential Approval. Berkeley for best paper in any area other than international relations. 2000. National Science Foundation." 1986. 2004. UCLA. American Association for Public Opinion Research. during the previous calendar year on government.C. SBR-9633743. in support of research on inequality and democratic responsiveness.C.University Committee on Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences. 2013. for Why Americans Hate Welfare: Race. HONORS AND AWARDS Woodrow Wilson Award: Best book published in the U. University of California. National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship. National Institute of Mental Health Graduate Fellowship. 1982-85. "Multi-Investigator Study of the Dynamics of Political Preferences" CoPrincipal Investigator.C. “Economic Inequality and Political Power in America. for "Gender and Support for Reagan: A Comprehensive Model of Presidential Approval. 1985-86. 1981. U. INVITED TALKS Duke University. Harvard University. in support of research on media ownership and news content. 1994. Bennett Prize. American Political Science Association. March 20. U. for "Gender and the Politics of Social Welfare. Student Paper Competition. Berkeley. Department of Sociology. Lane Award: Best book in political psychology published during the previous year. 2002." 1991. Outstanding Student Instructor. 1996-98. Block Fund. Social Science Research Council. in support of research on inequality and democratic responsiveness. in support of research on welfare attitudes. Social Science Faculty Research Fund. Princeton University. Berkeley. U.” Harvard Law School. Keynote Address. Council on Research.S. U." 1988. 2013. 1996. politics. American Political Science Association. Section on Methodology. Safra August 2013 4 . 1991-92. “Who Does Government Work For?. Department of Political Science. Student Paper Competition. Chancellor's Undergraduate Award for Excellence in the Social Sciences. Yale University. 1986. Yale University. or international affairs for Affluence & Influence: Economic Inequality and Political Power in America. Postdoctoral Fellowship for Research on the Urban Underclass.

Institute for Advanced Study. "Altruism and Political Preferences. Cornell University." March 10.” Center for the Study of Democratic Politics. “Economic Inequality and Political Power in America. and the American Flag. Fullerton. 2007. Engagement. Presidential Symposium on Inequality. Nassau Club. CT. October 28. Princeton University. University of Michigan. "The Mass Media and Citizen Knowledge. 2011. and Vote Choice in U. April 30-May 2.” Woodrow Wilson School. October 3-5. 2009.Center for Ethics. Washington." Conference on Democracy and Markets. Behavioral Economics.” September 14. October 25. October 8. “Affluence and Influence: Economic Inequality and Political Power in America. 2007.” May 4. "Inequality and Democratic Responsiveness. "The View from the Mountaintop? President Obama and Racial Politics in America." Conference on Homogeneity and Heterogeneity in Public Opinion. "Economic Inequality. 1952-2000. 2012." Conference on the Changing Media and Political Accountability. January 21. March 9." Department of Political Science. Temple University. "Interest Groups.” April 20. Wooton Lecture. "Inequality and Democratic Responsiveness. Tobin Project Beverly MA. "The Benevolent Baker: Altruism and Political Preference Formation. 2007. Center for American Political Studies. Tufts University." Department of Political Science. 2007.S. Princeton University. Case Western University. “Economic Inequality and Political Power in America. "Inequality and Democratic Responsiveness. Princeton NJ. 2008.” May 11. November 20-December 1. California State University. “Affluence and Influence: Economic Inequality and Political Power in America. National Elections. Harvard University. Rutgers University. “Affluence and Influence: Economic Inequality and Political Power in America. Kennedy School of Government. “Seeing Stars: Political Attitudes." Department of Political Science. 2012. 2013. “Affluence and Influence: Economic Inequality and Political Power in America. public lecture. 2012 Russell Sage Foundation Board of Trustees Biennial Retreat. 2012. September 19. 2011. Political Power. August 2013 5 . February 21. Issue Publics. 2011. Department of Political Science. Princeton University. Harvard University. 2012. NJ. and Intractabilities: Limits to the Political Power of Affluent Americans. 2013. February 9. and the Great Recession. February 13.” Princeton. 2010. "Inequality and Democratic Responsiveness." Public lecture." Conference in honor of Paul Sniderman. Stanford University.” June 21. 2012.

California." Diversity Conference 2000. October 17. Marsh Center for the Study of Journalistic Performance. Center for the Study of Democratic Politics. University of Pennsylvania. "Public Preferences and Public Policy: Democratic Responsiveness and the Heavenly Choir. and Reality: (Mis)Shaping Public Opinion and Policy. May 12-13. 2002. Media.Eisenhower Foundation. 2006. February 11." Center for American Political Studies. Berkeley. December 12. Yale University. Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. Ann Arbor. 2006. “Information and Motivation in Political Preference Formation.C. UC Berkeley. "Sex.” Stanford Institute for the Quantitative Study of Society. 2005. and Videotape: The Manipulation and Misrepresentation of Minorities by the Media. “Public Opinion and Democratic Responsiveness: Who Gets What they Want from Government?" Conference on Inequality and American Democracy. Princeton University. December 17. Princeton University. March 18. “Segmented Stereotypes: Race. 2003. Gender and Public Opposition to Welfare. . February 7. “Public Opinion. 2001.” Institute for Governmental Studies. “Race and Poverty in the Mass Media. 2001 University of Michigan. Lies. Tufts University. 2004. “Welfare Reform: Antecedents and Effects. 2002. 2006. “Public Opinion and Democratic Responsiveness: Who Gets What they Want from Government?" Conference on Global Inequality. State University of New York at Stony Brook. March 17. “Race. November 7-8. January 7. 2006.” Los Angeles. Representation. "Inequality and Democratic Responsiveness. March 20. Princeton University. "Inequality and Democratic Responsiveness. Russell Sage Foundation." Center for the Study of Democratic Politics. May 10.” Howard R.." Center for the Study of Democratic Politics. "Racism and Anti-Racism in Media Coverage of Race. Columbia University. "Inequality and Democratic Responsiveness. 2000. "Inequality and Democratic Responsiveness. University of California.” Interdisciplinary Symposium on Welfare Reform. 2002. Poverty and Race: Forty Years Later. March 31. Washington." Columbia Seminar on Political Psychology. Princeton University. October 28. August 2013 6 . Multicultural Collaborative. February 28. D. 2005." Symposium on Equity and Race in a Democratic Society. Stanford University. and the Politics of Antipoverty Policy. 2004. 2006 Harvard University. Tufts University. “Explaining Racial Distortions in the News. 2002." Conference on The Media. April 1. "Public Preferences and Public Policy: Democratic Responsiveness and the Heavenly Choir." Department of Political Science. October 18.” Interdisciplinary Symposium on Welfare Reform." Social Inequality Conference.

Sponsored by the Department of Political Science and the Martin School of Public Administration. 1997. May 2-4 1997." Health Care Policy Seminar. Ideology. and Government Antipoverty Policy. "Race. 2000. Roundtable on the Politics of Economic Inequality. Mass Media. Sponsored by the Institute of American Cultures and the Chancellor's Office at UCLA. New Haven. The New School. PA. National Association of Black Journalists." Department of Political Science." Bush Center for Childhood Development and Social Policy. 2011. "Race and the Politics of Public Housing. States. January 13. March 31-April 3. November 12." MacArthur Research Network on the Costs of Inequality." Explorations in Political Science: Intensive Institute for Political Science Faculty from Russia. "Public Opinion. Class. Gilens. "Race. University of Kentucky. Martin. 2011. Annual Meetings of the American August 2013 7 . "Representational Inequality in the U. April 1. 1998. Chicago. and Opposition to Welfare. 2010. Washington." Conference on Racism." Annual Meetings of the Midwest Political Science Association. "The Media. Hunger Action Network of New York State. D.G." New York. Yale University. NY. Martin. "American Public Opinion and Political Behavior. "Public Attitudes and American Antipoverty Policy. UCLA. Chicago IL.." Commonwealth Distinguished Visiting Scholar Awards Speaker Series on Prejudice and Public Policy. Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 1999. October 19. Philadelphia. IL. September 1-4. 2000. November 6-8. February 29." J. July 16." Annual meetings." Annual Meetings of the American Political Science Association.S. State University of New York at Stony Brook. Seattle. 1998." Annual Meetings of the American Political Science Association. February 23. 1999. Poverty. "Self-Interest and the Politics of Redistribution. "Inequality and Democratic Responsiveness in the U. 1996. Martin.C. Keynote Address." Annual Meetings. CT. WA. Jeff Lax. the Public. 1999. "Why Americans Hate Welfare But Want to Help the Poor. Gilens. Martin. Chicago. "Why Americans Hate Welfare. Hyatt Regency Hotel. "Altruism and Political Preferences in the United States. Annual Conference." Program on Non-Profit Organizations. 1997. and Justin Phillips.S. August 9. "How the Poor Became Black: The Racialization of American Poverty in the Mass Media. States. Methodology Section of the American Sociological Association. Gilens.Association of Academic Health Centers. September 10. and Politics. Yale University. Sponsored by the MacArthur Foundation. 1999. Seattle. 2011. Jeff Lax. IL. SELECTED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS Gilens. National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials. and the Poor. Sponsored by the United States Information Agency. "Randomized Experiments and the Sample Survey. and the Media. and Justin Phillips. October 7. WA. September 1-4. Gelletich Lecture.

James M. Martin." Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions. Glaser. Martin. April 20-23.." Prepared for the 2005 Annual Meetings of the American Political Science Association. San Francisco. Gilens. Gilens. Martin. Gilens. Washington. and the American Public's Perceptions of Presidential Candidates. and Intractabilities: Limits to the Political Power of Affluent Americans. September 3-6. Princeton University. CA. D. “Political Context and Policy Preferences: Information. Issue Publics. September 1-4.. IL April 6-8. Boston. “Having a Say: Political Efficacy in the Context of Direct Democracy. and the ‘Rational Public. Chicago. the Decline of News." Prepared for the Midwest Political Science Association Annual Meetings.Political Science Association. August 28-31. Chicago. 1952-2000. August September 3-6.” Prepared for the American Political Science Association Annual Meetings. San Francisco. August 29-Sept. "Reasoning and Choice: Retrospective and Future Directions" Annual Meetings of the American Political Science Association. Washington.C. IL. September 2-5.C." Prepared for the American Political Science Association Annual Meetings. 2008." Prepared for the American Political Science Association Annual Meetings. D. "Inequality and Democratic Responsiveness" Prepared for the Annual Meetings of the American Political Science Association. IL. Toronto. Martin. "Inequality and Responsiveness to Public Preferences Across Issue Domains" Annual Meetings of the Midwest Political Science Association." Annual Meetings of the American Political Science Association. 2002. Chicago IL. 2007. "Inequality and Responsiveness to Public Opinion across Issue Domains. "Public Opinion and Democratic Responsiveness: Who Gets What they Want from Government?" Prepared for the Annual Meetings of the American Political Science Association. 2009. "Inequality and Democratic Responsiveness. Sniderman. 2004.C. Gilens. 2007. "Corporate Ownership and News Bias: Newspaper Coverage of the 1996 Telecommunications Bill. Martin. D. April 12-15. Martin. Martin." Prepared for the Annual Meetings of the Midwest Political Science Association. IL. August 30-September 2. "Affirmative Action and the Politics of Realignment. September 1-4. and Martin Cohen.” Prepared for the Midwest Political Science Association Annual Meetings. Martin. April 25-28. Chicago. August 2013 8 . 1. Gilens. Glaser and Tali Mendelberg. 1997.S. Gilens. Martin. 2004. August 30-September 2. Gilens." Prepared for the Midwest Political Science Association Annual Meetings. Gilens. 2001. Martin. Lynn Vavreck. James M. Martin. "Interest Interest Groups. Chicago. "See Spot Run: The Rise of Advertising. 1996. Martin Gilens and Tali Mendelberg. 1998. 2005. ON. April 15-18. Martin. May 15. Chicago. PA. Gilens. Gilens. Philadelphia. Gilens. 1995.. Gilens. 2006. "Self-Interest and Opposition to Welfare.’” Prepared for the American Political Science Association Annual Meetings. August 31-September 3.. Martin and Craig Hertzman. Partisan Cues. Martin and Paul M. Chicago. Gilens. 2006. "Interest Groups and Inequality in Democratic Responsiveness in the U. IL. Washington. Gilens. “Having a Say: Political Efficacy and Direct Democracy.

. August 29-September 1. UCLA. D. Time-Sharing Experiments in the Social Sciences. Political Behavior. Martin. Manuscript reviewer for Cambridge University Press. Public Opinion Quarterly. "Race. 1991. Proposal reviewer for the National Science Foundation. Center for Research in Society and Politics. Russell Sage. Public Opinion Quarterly. and Economics.C. Institute for Social Science Research. American Political Science Review. August 2013 9 . Program in Ethics.Gilens. 2000-2003. Princeton University Press. Elections and Political Behavior Data Analysis and Statistics Survey Design and Analysis The Politics of the American Welfare State Public Opinion and Political Behavior Self-Interest and Other-Regardingness ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS Director. Washington. Director of Undergraduate Studies. Journal of Conflict Resolution and Southern Political Review. Class and Opposition to Welfare in the United States. Politics and Polemics Research Seminar in Politics and Media Introduction to Statistics for the Social Sciences Graduate: American Parties. Associate Director. UCLA. Political Research Quarterly. British Journal of Political Science. American Journal of Political Science." Prepared for the American Political Science Association Annual Meetings. PROFESSIONAL SERVICE Editorial board. Journal of Politics. Social Forces. 1995-1998. Yale University. COURSES TAUGHT Undergraduate: American Politics and the Mass Media The American Welfare State: Policies. Politics. American Politics Quarterly. University of Chicago Press. the Russell Sage Foundation. Quarterly Journal of Political Science. 2001-2003.