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Nathan Kalmoe

Associate Professor, Mass Communication and Department of Political Science Area head, Political Communication
Howard and Nantelle Mitchiner Gittinger Professor
208 Hodges Hall | 225-578-8013 | | CV


Dr. Kalmoe is an associate professor of political communication at Louisiana State University for the Manship School of Mass Communication and Department of Political Science. He is also area head of political communication in the Manship School. Kalmoe studies political behavior with communication, psychology, and history. His book Neither Liberal Nor Conservative with Donald Kinder reveals the scarcity of ideology in the public. Kalmoe's articles appear in Public Opinion Quarterly, Political Communication, Political Psychology, and Political Behavior, among others. Additionally, his work has been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Guardian, and other news outlets. Learn more about Kalmoe by visiting his website.

Selected Publications

Nathan P. Kalmoe & Lilliana Mason (forthcoming). Radical American partisanship: Mapping violent hostility, its causes, & what it means for democracy.
Nathan P. Kalmoe. (2020). With ballots & bullets: Partisanship and violence in the American Civil War. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press. 
Donald R. Kinder & Nathan P. Kalmoe. (2017). Neither liberal nor conservative: Ideological innocence in the American public. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.