David C. Wilson

Senior Associate Dean

Arts & Sciences


Political Science and International Relations

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Areas of Expertise

  • Specializes in polls, public opinions and political psychology (the beliefs and attitudes held by different groups).
  • Research focuses on how individuals use information about race, gender and social groups to formulate the opinions they express. Wilson's inquiries include: public opinions of African Americans, public opinions toward African American political figures, the ways race is expressed in social conversations and measuring different racial attitudes.
  • Previously worked for the Gallup organization as a senior statistical consultant.
  • Can discuss public opinion polling, survey research methodology (the science behind surveys), as well as American politics and government.

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