Department of Political Science
Steven Webster, an assistant professor of political science at IU Bloomington, focuses his research on the role of anger in American politics. His book, â€śAmerican Rage: How Anger Shapes Our Politics,â€ť was published in 2020 by Cambridge University Press. He has also written extensively on the growth of â€śnegative partisanshipâ€ť in the American electorate, as well as the growing amount of polarization between Democrats and Republicans.
Areas of Expertise
Anger and politics, polarization, voting behavior, public opinion.