Sanders

First Name: 
Lynn M.
Position: 
Associate Professor of Politics
Email: 
lsanders@virginia.edu
Computing ID: 
lms5x
Phone: 
434-924-3613
Office Address: 

Department of Politics
S265 Gibson Hall
1540 Jefferson Park Avenue
PO Box 400787
Charlottesville, VA 22902-4787

Photo: 
Lynn Sanders
Degrees: 

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Introduction: 

 
Professor Sanders fields of study is American Government (Public Opinion, Racial and Gender Politics, Democratic Theory). Her current research, supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, focuses on the influence of political participation on mental health. A book manuscript in progress examines how the methodological assumptions of survey researchers have shaped Americans' understandings of public opinion on race. Contributor to journals including Philosophy of the Social Sciences, Political Theory, American Journal of Sociology, and to Divided by Color (with Donald Kinder, 1996).

Faculty Type: 
Associate and Affiliate Faculty