News and media reports of my research

Gender and deliberation

Conroy, Meredith (2020). "How A Record Number Of Republican Women Will - And Won't - Change Congress." (November 16).

Dastagir, Alia E. (2020). "VP Debate:  Kamala Harris and the Sexism, Racism Black Women Face. What Kamala Harris Put Up With." USA Today. (October 8).

Price, Melanye (2020). "Elizabeth Warren's Smart Answer on 'Electability'." The New York Times. (January 15).

Saul, Stephanie (2019). "Interrupting Is Different for Men and Women, Even on a Debate Stage." The New York Times. (June 27). 

Lockman, Darcy (2019). "Too Often, Working Mothers Do More Than Their Share of Childcare. Here's How to Help Fix It." Time Magazine. (May 16).

Blakemore, Erin (2018). "Looking Back at George H.W. Bush's Lifelong Career of Public Service."  Smithsonian Magazine. (Dec. 1)

Jeltsen, Melissa (2018). "The Danger Of Valuing Men's Careers Over Women's Lives." Huffington Post. (Nov. 16).

Zillman, Claire (2017). The World’s Most Powerful Women: June 15. Fortune.  (June 14).

Noah, Trevor (2017). Another Uber Sexist Steps Down: The Daily Show.  (June 14).

Chira, Susan (2017). The Universal Phenomenon of Men Interrupting Women. New York Times. (June 14).

Isaac, Mike and Chira, Susan (2017). David Bonderman Resigns From Uber Board After Sexist Remark. New York Times. (June 13).

Tessier, Marie (2016). Speaking While Female, and at a Disadvantage. New York Times. (Oct. 27).

Bennett, Jessica (2016). Hillary Clinton Will Not be Manterrupted. New York Times. (Sept. 27).

Kemp, Alix (2016). City councils are eager to get more women involved, but they 'don't step up easily'. Vue Weekly. (Sept. 7).  

Ehrenfreund, Max (2016). Clinton's speech on the 'alt-right' fits a familiar pattern. The Washington Post. (Aug. 26).

VanSickle-Ward, Rachel and Merolla, Jennifer L. (2016). Clinton Does Inspire. U.S. News & World Report. (June 2). 

Coontz, Stephanie (2016). Can the Working Family Work in America? The American Prospect. (May 17).

Baird, Julia (2016). How to Explain Mansplaining. New York Times. (Apr. 20).

Rueckert, Veronica (2015). Veronica Rueckert: Women are still finding their voice. Wisconsin State Journal. (Nov. 1). 

Pierson, Emma (2015). How to Get More Women to Join the Debate, Part II. New York Times. (March 9).

Sides, John (2015). What would change if there were more women in Congress? More than you think. The Washington Post. (March 7).

Grose, Jessica (2015). Corporate Board Quotas Haven't Helped Solve Gender Problems Because Women Still Get Sidelined When Decisions Are Made. Slate Magazine. (Jan. 13).

Karpowitz, Chris and Tali Mendelberg (2014) . Is an old boys' club always sexist?.  The Washington Post (Oct. 23).

Hotchkiss, Michael (2014). Women don't always find power in numbers. News at Princeton. (Sep. 29).

Noden, Merrell (2014). Faculty Book: Tali Mendelberg. Princeton Alumni Weekly. Princeton Alumni Weekly. (Sep. 17).

Cowen, Tyler (2014). Why the Economic Gender Gap Will Eventually Close. New York Times. (Sep. 13).

Sparks, Sarah D. (2014). Women's Voices Lacking on School Boards. Education Week News. (Aug. 27).

North, Anna (2014). Gabby Women, Silent Men? Maybe Not. New York Times. (Jul. 23).

Coontz, Stephanie (2013). "New Leadership When the Glass Ceiling Breaks?" New York Times. (Mar. 20).

Macmillan, John (2013). "Women as Players and Pawns in the 2012 Election and Beyond." Smith College. (Jan. 10).

Lee, Rachel (2012). "Mood and Math." UCLA Center for the Study of Women. (Dec. 6).

Taplin-Chinoy, Shahnaz (2012). "Why Women Must Be at the Heart of Phase II of the Arab Spring." Huffington Post. (Nov. 30).

Hoffman, Piper (2012). "One Easy Way to Get More Women into Office." (Nov. 16).

Chemaley, Soraya (2012). "U.S. Now Ranks 79th in World for Women's Political Participation." Huffington Post. (Nov. 13). 

(2012). "Parity means strength for female leaders." Dallas News. (Nov. 11).

Sides, John (2012). "What If the Majority of Legislators Were Women?" (Nov. 9).

(2012). "Token women don't get to speak much." United Press International. (Oct. 26).

Saney, Loully (2012). "Study: In group settings, women are reluctant to speak." The Daily Princetonian. (Oct. 7).

Macario, Dana (2012). "Women clam up in meetings, study finds." (Sep. 28).

Wrenn, Eddie (2012). "Please, sir, may I speak?" IOL Lifestyle. (Sep. 27).

Romoleroux, Danielle (2012). "Speak, for the sake of equality." The Daily Targum. (Sep. 26).

Black, Debra (2012). "Why women talk less when they're in groups." The Star. (Sep. 25).

(2012). "Women Speak Less When They're Surrounded By Men. (And Also: Snow Is White)." Feminist Philosophers. (Sep. 25). 

Gordon, Bryony (2012). "Women must rip off the gag and speak up." The Telegraph. (Sep. 24).

Holler, Madeline (2012). "Are Women Not the Best Role Models for Teaching Girls to Speak Up?" Disney. (Sep. 23).

Adams, Stephen (2012). "Silent with your friends? It doesn't mean she dislikes them." The Telegraph. (Sep. 23).

Mielach, David (2012). "Silent Women: Why Women Don't Speak Up." Business News Daily (Sep. 20). Republished on

Dvorsk, George (2012). "Do women speak less when there are more men around?" (Sep. 19).

Mielach, David (2012). "When Women Don't Speak Up." Business News Daily. (Sep. 19).

North, Anna (2012). "Study Reveals What Makes Women Speak Up In Groups." (Sep. 19).

West, Lindy (2012) "Women Speak Dramatically Less When They're Surrounded By Dudes. And That's Bad." Jezebel. (Sep. 19).

Hensel, Jason (2012). "A Consensus-Building Approach Empowers Women in Meetings." Meeting Professionals International. (Sep. 24).

Prinz, Jesse (2010). "Sex on the Bench: Do Women and Men Have Different Moral Values?" Psychology Today. (May 18).


Karpowitz, Christopher (2023). "The Effects of Racial Diversity in Citizen Decision-Making Bodies." Journal of Politics - Supporting Information Appendix (March 25).

Karpowitz, Christopher (2023). "The Effects of Racial Diversity in Citizen Decision-Making Bodies." Journal of Politics (forthcoming).

Phillips, Steve (2021). "Lessons From Virginia:You Can't Ignore the Civil War." The Nation. (Nov. 3).

Schonfeld, Bryan and Winter-Levy, Sam  (2021). "The Great Myth of Campus Socialism." The Boston Globe. (Feb. 24).

Phillips, Steve (2020). "If Progressives Want to Win, They'll Have to Talk About White Supremecy" The Nation. (Feb.20).

Ross, Janell (2018). "The long fallout of President George H.W. Bush's complicated racial legacy" NBC News. (Dec.6).

Blakemore, Erin (2018).  "How the Willie Horton Ad Played on Racism and Fear". History. (Nov. 2). 

Badger, Emily (2017). "The Showdown Over How We Define Fringe Views in America." New York Times. (Aug. 21).

McElwee, Sean (2016). "Combating racism is crucial to revitalizing American politics: It's not easy, but it can be done." Salon. (Dec. 25).

Matthews, Dylan (2016). "Donald Trump has every reason to keep white people thinking about race." (Nov. 30).

Brennan, Jason (2016). "Five Myths About Democracy." The Washington Post. (Nov. 11).

Bouie, Jamelle (2016) . "The Democratic Party's Racial Reckoning." Slate. (Oct. 2).

Cadei, Emily (2016). "How Donald Trump Made Race the Wedge Issue of 2016." Newsweek. (Aug. 31).

Devega, Chauncey (2016). "Donald Trump has no love for black people: His "outreach" and "pivot" are really aimed at winning over nervous white voters." Salon. (Aug. 26).

Ehrenfreund, Max (2016). "Clinton's speech on the 'alt-right' fits a familiar pattern." The Washington Post. (Aug. 26).

Haney-Lopez, Ian (2016). "This Is How Trump Convinces His Supporters They're Not Racist." The Nation. (Aug. 2).

McElwee, Sean (2016). "Donald's Achilles' heel: Trump's racism could lose him moderate white support, data shows." Salon. (July 30).

Ehrenfreund, Max (2016). Donald Trump turns up the racially charged rhetoric with three simple words.  The Washington Post. (July 18).

Ehrenfreund, Max (2016). "Americans now think it's okay to say what they really think about race." The Washington Post. (June 17).

Wilkinson, Francis (2016). "Trump Proves Racism No Longer Needs to Be Subtle." Bloomberg View. (Mar. 3).

Research from the Russell Sage Foundation (2016). "How Norms of Affluence on College Campuses Affect Inequality." (Jan. 20).

Saul, Jennifer (2016). "Donald Trump, Racial Figleaves, and The Breadth of Bigotry." Huffington Post. (Jan. 21).

Roller, Emma (2016). "Willie Horton's Heirs." New York Times. (Jan. 12). 

Sides, John (2016). "Politicians play the race card. This is what helps neutralize it." The Washington Post. (Jan. 8).

Sides, John (2016). "It's time to stop the endless hype of the 'Willie Horton' ad." The Washington Post. (Jan. 6).

Johnson, Theodore R. and Wright Rigueur, Leah (2015). "Race-Baiting for the Presidency." The Atlantic. (Nov. 18). 

Stanley, Jason (2015). "Democracy and the Demagogue." New York Times. (Oct. 12).

Garton Ash, Timothy (2014). Op-Ed Obama: messiah or mess? Los Angeles Times. (Oct. 14).

Weiler, Jonathan (2012). "Lee Atwater and the GOP's Race Problem." Huffington Post. (Nov. 14).

Hannah, Mark (2012). "Romney's Race-Baiting Welfare Ads." Huffington Post. (Aug. 19).

Borchers, Callum (2012). "Points Amiss in Romney's Ads on Welfare." The Boston Globe (Aug. 17).

Weiler, Jonathan (2012). "Why Romney's Desperate Welfare Attacks Won't Work." Huffington Post. (Aug. 10).

Malhotra, Neil & Margalit, Yotam. "State of the Nation: Anti-Semitism and the economic crisis." Boston Review (May/June, 2009).

Heilemann, John."The Color-Coded Campaign", New York Magazine (August 10, 2008).

Judis, John."Obama and the Psychology of the Color Barrier",The New Republic (May 28, 2008).

Pettus, Emily W. "US Politicians Find Ways to Play on Racial Fears", USA Today (July 2, 2008).

Lewis, Kevin (2011). "Surprising Insights from the Social Sciences." (June 5).

General work

Brennan, Jason (2016).  Five myths about democracy.  The Washington Post. (Nov. 11).

Patel, Ushma (2011) "Mendelberg Examines Inequality through Political Behavior." News at Princeton (June 20).