Diana Mutz

Diana Mutz is Samuel A. Stouffer Professor of Political Science and Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, where she directs the Institute for the Study of Citizens and Politics in the Annenberg Public Policy Center. Mutz is a two-time winner of the APSA's Robert Lane Prize for the best book of the year in the field of political psychology, once for Impersonal Influence: How Perceptions of Mass Collectives Affect Political Attitudes (Cambridge, 1998) and again for Hearing the Other Side: Deliberative Versus Participatory Democracy (Cambridge, 2006). She is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a former fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, among many other distinctions. Her primary project during her year in Princeton will be a book-length study of the politics of mass opinion toward trade and globalization.