Michele Margolis

Associate Professor, Political ScienceNon-Resident Senior Fellow


Michele Margolis is an associate professor of political science at the University of Pennsylvania. Her research interests are in American politics with a focus on public opinion, political psychology, religion and politics, and experimental methods. Margolis' work has been published or is forthcoming in the American Journal of Political ScienceElectoral StudiesJournal of Experimental Social PsychologyJournal of PoliticsPolitical BehaviorPublic Opinion Quarterly, and Politics and Religion, and has been featured in news media outlets including the AtlanticBoston GlobeHuffington PostLos Angeles TimesNew York Times​, Salon, and Washington Post.  Her book, From Politics to the Pews, was published by the University of Chicago Press in 2018.