Stuart Soroka

Research Faculty


Faculty Associate, Center for Political Studies
Professor of Communication Studies and Professor of Political Science, LSA


Ph.D. 2002 Doctor of Philosophy, Political Science, University of British Columbia, Vancouver BC, Canada


Stuart Soroka’s Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Stuart Soroka’s Personal Website

Institute for Social Research (ISR), University of Michigan
Room 4448, 426 Thompson Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104–2321, United States

Phone: 734–764–8362
Fax: 734–764–3341

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Most of Stuart's research focuses on political communication, the sources and/or structure of public preferences for policy, and on the relationships between public policy, public opinion, and mass media. This site includes links to some of my recent work, as well the original datasets and software used in that work, and recent teaching.

Selected publications. Please also see Stuart Soroka’s Curriculum Vitae (CV)...

Stuart Soroka, Dominik Stecula and Christopher Wlezien. N.d. "It's (Change in) the (Future) Economy, Stupid: Economic Indicators, the Media, and Public Opinion," forthcoming in the American Journal of Political Science.

Stuart Soroka, 2014. Negativity in Democratic Politics: Causes and Consequences. Cambridge Studies in Public Opinion and Political Psychology, Cambridge University Press

Stuart Soroka and Stephen McAdams. "News, Politics and Negativity," forthcoming in Political Communication.

Marc Trussler and Stuart Soroka. 2014. “Consumer Demand for Cynical and Negative News Frames,” forthcoming in the International Journal of Press and Politics.

James Curran, Sharon Coen, Stuart Soroka et al. 2014. "Reconsidering ‘Virtuous Circle’ and ‘Media Malaise’ Theories of the Media: An 11-Nation Study," forthcoming in Journalism.