Travis N. Ridout





Methods Symposium

WSU Political Science

I am Thomas S. Foley Distinguished Professor of Government and Public Policy and Professor in the School of Politics, Philosophy and Public Affairs at Washington State University where I teach courses in American Politics, Elections, Media and Politics, Political Behavior, Research Methods and Statistics. I also serve as Director of Graduate Studies for PPPA. In addition, I am co-director of the Wesleyan Media Project, which has tracked all political ads aired in the United States during the 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2016 election seasons.

My broad areas of research interest include political communication, voting, elections and campaigns, political participation, presidential nominations and survey methodology.

My new book with Michael M. Franz: The Persuasive Power of Campaign Advertising. Temple University Press.

Phone: (509) 335-2264
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