Lilliana Mason speaks as Part of the Pitt Family Foundation Speaker Series

Lilliana Mason will present on behalf of the Pitt Family Foundation's speaker series for 2021-22. Please register here for access to the Zoom link and other relevant other information: About Lilliana Mason Lilliana Mason is assistant professor of government and politics at the University of Maryland, College Park, and author of Uncivil Agreement: How Politics Became Our Identity (University of Chicago Press). She received her Ph.D. in political psychology from Stony Brook University and her B.A. in politics from Princeton University. Her research on partisan identity, partisan bias, social sorting, and American social polarization has been published in journals such as American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, Public Opinion Quarterly, and Political Behavior, and featured in media outlets including The New York Times, The Washington Post, CNN, and National Public Radio. Mason received the 2017 Emerging Scholar Award from the Political Organizations and Parties Section of the American Political Science Association (APSA). Her work has been supported by the National Science Foundation, philanthropic foundations, and social media platforms. About the Participatory Democracy Initiative The Pitt Family Foundation Speaker Series is a part of the Participatory Democracy Initiative at the University of Arizona. The Participatory Democracy Initiative is an interdisciplinary and community-engaged program of the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, the School of Government & Public Policy, and the School of Journalism. The series seeks to enhance the understanding of democracy and civic participation of everyday citizens about the challenges and complexities of our current political landscape.


January 27, 2022 5:30pm to 6:50pm


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