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Adam Berinsky

Mitsui Professor of Political Science; Director of the Political Experiments Research Lab

I am the Mitsui Professor of Political Science at MIT and the Director of the MIT Political Experiments Research Lab. I specialize in the fields of political behavior and public opinion. I am primarily concerned with questions of representation and the relationship between the mass public and political leaders. I have also studied public opinion and foreign policy, the continuing power of group-based stereotypes, the effect of voting reforms, the power of the media, and survey research methods. For the last decade, I have been studying political rumors and misinformation