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James Campbell

Professor of Political Science
University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

American politics, campaigns, political polarization, election forecasting, American political parties, U.S. presidents, political participation, electoral systems

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James Campbell is an expert on American politics, particularly electoral politics and public opinion.

His research focuses mainly on American elections and mass politics. He is recognized as a leader in the field of election forecasting and has a record extending back the early 1990s of highly accurate forecasts of presidential and congressional elections based on statistical models.

He is also an expert on the polarization of politics in the United States. His book, “Polarized: Making Sense of a Divided America” (Princeton University Press), was published in 2016 and updated and published in paperback with an afterword in 2018.

Campbell’s observations on American politics have been reported on by many national and international news outlets from The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, NPR and ABC News to the BBC, The Times, The Economist and Le Figaro.

CONTACT:

James E. Campbell, PhD
UB Distinguished Professor of Political Science
University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences

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