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Diane J. Heith

Government and Politics
Ph.D., Brown University

Diane J. Heith is Professor and Chair of Government and Politics. She is the author of several works on the presidency, public opinion, campaigns and elections, and the media including, The Presidential Road Show: Public Leadership in an Era of Party Polarization and Media Fragmentation (2013), and Polling to Govern: Public Opinion and Presidential Leadership (2004). She is co-author of 2016 Presidential Election Guide (2016) and Presidents and the American Presidency (2012), and co-editor of In the Public Domain: Presidents and the Challenges of Public Leadership (2005). Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Public Opinion Quarterly, Presidential Studies Quarterly, Political Science Quarterly, The Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, The Journal of Women, Politics and Policy, White House Studies, and Congress and the Presidency