Oliver Ahlstrom McClellan

Oliver Ahlstrom McClellan


Understanding Political Persuasion: Modern Experimental Evidence

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Oliver McClellan is a PhD candidate in Political Science at Columbia University. He studies political learning using experimental methods, with a focus on how people incorporate new information into their political opinions. His dissertation focuses on how high-profile political figures influence their supporters’ views. He has also published research on public opinion, “get out the vote” mobilization, and education, among other topics.