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Lynn Vavreck

Lynn Vavreck

Vavreck LynnLynn Vavreck
Associate Professor
University of Rochester, 1997


Office: 3351 Bunche Hall
Phone: (310) 825-4855
Fax: (310) 825-0778

Mailing Address:
UCLA Department of Political Science
4289 Bunche Hall
Box 951472
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1472

Curriculum Vitae

Class Websites


American Politics

Research Interests:

Lynn Vavreck is a professor of political science and communication studies at UCLA where she teaches courses on and writes about campaigns, elections, and public opinion. She holds an M.S. and Ph.D. in political science from the University of Rochester and has previously worked at Princeton University, Dartmouth College, and The White House. She is the recipient of multiple grants from the National Science Foundation and awards for her work on political advertising. She has published four books, including The Message Matters, which Stanley Greenberg called “required reading” for presidential candidates and The Gamble, described by Nate Silver as the “definitive account” of the 2012 election. Professor Vavreck has served on the advisory boards of the British and American National Election Studies and is the co-founder of the Cooperative Campaign Analysis Project. She is a contributing columnist to the New York Times and a frequent guest on MSNBC, NPR, and the BBC.

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