Lupia, Arthur

otherprofessor, Political Science, University of Michigan
Division: UCSD
Phone: 734-647-7549
Fax: 734-764-3341
Research Layer: Policy & Society

Bio: Arthur Lupia conducts research on topics relevant to politics and policy including voting, elections, persuasion, opinion change, civic education, coalition governance, legislative-bureaucratic relationships and decision-making under uncertainty. His books, articles and editorials address these topics by integrating insights from his interactions with mass and elite decision makers with tools and concepts from cognitive science, economics, political science, and psychology.


Lupia examines how information and institutions affect policy and politics with a particular focus on how people make decisions when they lack information.  His work provides insights on voting, civic competence, legislative-bureaucratic relations, parliamentary governance, and the role of the mdeia and th eInternet in politics.