Laurel Harbridge Yong

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Research Interests

Focuses on partisan conflict and the lack of bipartisan agreement in American politics by examining why Congressional parties prioritize partisan conflict, focusing on both institutional changes and public preferences for bipartisanship. 

Education/Academic qualification

Political Science, PhD, Stanford University

… → 2009

Political Science, MA, Stanford University

… → 2008

Political Science and Economics, BA, University of Colorado, Boulder

… → 2004

Research interests

  • Congress
  • Elections
  • Legislatures
  • Parties
  • Public policy
  • Research design
  • Statistical methods
  • Survey research
  • Voting

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Grants 2013 2017


Research Output 2008 2017

4 Citations (Scopus)

Who is Punished? Conditions Affecting Voter Evaluations of Legislators Who Do Not Compromise

Bauer, N. M., Yong, L. H. & Krupnikov, Y., Jun 1 2017, In : Political Behavior. 39, 2, p. 279-300 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

How Partisan Conflict in Congress Affects Public Opinion: Strategies, Outcomes, and Issue Differences

Flynn, D. J. & Yong, L. H., Sep 1 2016, In : American Politics Research. 44, 5, p. 875-902 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

public opinion
10 Citations (Scopus)

Legislative Institutions as a Source of Party Leaders’ Influence

Anderson, S. E., Butler, D. M. & Harbridge, L., Aug 1 2016, In : Legislative Studies Quarterly. 41, 3, p. 605-631 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Presidential approval and gas prices: Sociotropic or pocketbook influence?

Yong, L. H., Krosnick, J. A. & Wooldridge, J. M., Nov 10 2016, Political Psychology: New Explorations. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 246-275 30 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter