Professor of Political Science
The George Washington University
John Sides is a professor of political science at The George Washington University. He studies public opinion and American elections. He is the author or co-author of a forthcoming book about the 2016 election, "Identity Crisis"; a book about the 2012 election, "The Gamble"; a textbook on American campaigns and elections, and scholarly articles on campaign strategy and its effects, attitudes toward immigration, and other topics. He is a founder and the editor-in-chief of The Monkey Cage, a political science site that is part of The Washington Post. He has also written for The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, New York Daily News, Salon, Boston Review, and Bloomberg View. He received his B.A. from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley.
Reports From This Author
In this new report, Robert Griffin and John Sides dispute claims that Americans experiencing economic hardship are President Trump’s base by using a detailed set of questions that measure “economic distress” rather than general views about the economy.
John Sides and Dalia Mogahed analyze the wide gap between what most Americans say about Muslims living in the United States and how Muslim Americans see themselves.
John Sides' report on how the debate about the nature of American identity impacted voter decision-making in 2016.
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The Washington Post March 13, 2018