1. Philip E. Converse, 4th ISR Director

    May 31, 2017 Philip Converse

    Converse, a social psychologist and political scientist and co-author of The American Voter, is an international authority on voting behavior and public opinion. Converse is particularly well known for his article, “The Nature of Belief Systems in Mass Publics,” which argues that the voting public tends not to have a clear understanding of ideology, and does not hold consistent opinions across issues or over time.

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