Steven Webster

Department of Political Science IU Bloomington


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Areas of Expertise

Anger and politics, polarization, voting behavior, public opinion.

Expert Bio

Steven Webster, an assistant professor of political science at IU Bloomington, focuses his research on the role of anger in American politics. His book, "American Rage: How Anger Shapes Our Politics," was published in 2020 by Cambridge University Press. He has also written extensively on the growth of "negative partisanship" in the American electorate, as well as the growing amount of polarization between Democrats and Republicans.

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Updated on: January 7, 2021