About the Department

Ryan D. Enos

Ryan D. Enos

Associate Professor

Ryan D. Enos is an Associate Professor of Government and Faculty Associate in the Institute for Quantitative Social Science 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 directs the Working Group in Political Psychology, an interdisciplinary forum for research on the microfoundations of citizen and elite behavior, and the Harvard Digital Lab for the Social Sciences.    His research has been published in the American Political Science Review, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, and the American Journal of Political Science, in addition to other outlets, and has been covered in major media outlets such as the New York Times 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. Before entering academia, he was a teacher at Paul Robeson High School in Chicago, IL.  

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1737 Cambridge St, CGIS Knafel Building 406, Cambridge MA 02138

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


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