The Winning Message: Candidate Behavior, Campaign Discourse, and Democracy

By Adam F. Simon | Go to book overview
Save to active project

Acknowledgments

Many people have participated in this project in one way or another. If this listing is incomplete or does not do full justice to an individual's contribution, I apologize. To start with, I would like to express my gratitude to all the people who helped with the data collection. Starting with the experiments conducted in 1994 at UCLA, I greatly appreciate the efforts of Leila Moyari, Bonnie Lemon, and David Willis, which were directed toward running the subjects (to whom I also owe a debt) and organizing the data. Also with respect to the experiments, I would like to recognize the generosity of the National Science Foundation, Shanto Iyengar, and The John and Mary Merkle Foundation for their support.

The content analyses were conducted at UCLA as well as the University of Washington, and I would like to thank all the undergraduates at both institutions who performed the coding. I also owe a debt of gratitude to Vincent Hutchings who helped design and execute the coding scheme, and Tracy Sulkin, who provided invaluable research assistance during the completion of the coding project. Lance Bennett, the Shorenstein Center at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, and the University of Washington's Royalty Research Fund all supplied financial assistance to support the coding effort. I owe a special thank you to Mark Hunt, who took the lead in creating the data on Senate candidate positions.

Many friends, teachers, and colleagues provided insight and ideas during the data analyses and preparation of this manuscript. At UCLA, the site of my graduate education, I would like to acknowledge Susanne Lohmann, Stephen Ansolabehere, Brian Walker, Diane Klein, John Petrocik, Shelley Taylor, John Zaller, and, especially, Shanto Iyengar, my dissertation advisor and mentor. At the University of Washington, my current institution, I gratefully recognize Tracy Sulkin, John Wilkerson,

-xv-

Notes for this page

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
Loading One moment ...
Project items
Notes
Cite this page

Cited page

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

Cited page

Bookmark this page
The Winning Message: Candidate Behavior, Campaign Discourse, and Democracy
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger
Search within

Search within this book

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

While we understand printed pages are helpful to our users, this limitation is necessary to help protect our publishers' copyrighted material and prevent its unlawful distribution. We are sorry for any inconvenience.
Full screen
/ 181

matching results for page

Cited passage

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

Cited passage

Welcome to the new Questia Reader

The Questia Reader has been updated to provide you with an even better online reading experience.  It is now 100% Responsive, which means you can read our books and articles on any sized device you wish.  All of your favorite tools like notes, highlights, and citations are still here, but the way you select text has been updated to be easier to use, especially on touchscreen devices.  Here's how:

1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
2. Click or tap the last word you want to select.

OK, got it!

Thanks for trying Questia!

Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

For full access in an ad-free environment, sign up now for a FREE, 1-day trial.

Already a member? Log in now.

Are you sure you want to delete this highlight?