About the Department

Ryan D. Enos

Ryan D. Enos

Associate Professor

Ryan D. Enos is an Associate Professor of Government at Harvard University specializing in American Politics, Political Psychology, and Race and Ethnic Politics.  He studies political behavior and intergroup attitudes through laboratory and field experiments and other methods.  He also holds appointments in the Institute of Quantitative Social Science, Center for American Political Studies, Program in Government and Social Policy, and Weatherhead Center for International Affairs.  He is on the board of the Center for Geographic Analysis and is an affiliate of the Behavioral Insights Group and Foundations of Human Behavior Initiative.  Enos is the founding director of the Working Group on Political Psychology and the Harvard Digital Lab for the Social Sciences.  He has published in leading scientific journals, such as the Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences of United States of America, American Political Science Review, and American Journal of Political Science.  And his research is frequently covered by major news outlets, such as the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post. He earned his AB in political science and history from U.C. Berkeley and his MA and PhD in political science from UCLA. 

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Harvard Digital Lab for the Social Sciences
Working Group on Political Psychology and Behavior


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