Benjamin I. Page (Co-chair)
Reuel Rogers (Co-chair)
Daniel J. Galvin
Wesley G. Skogan
Cari Lynn Hennessy
American Politics and Methodology
PhD Candidate in Political Science
M.A., Political Science (Northwestern University)
B.A., American Government and English (University of Virgina)
I am a Ph.D. candidate in political science at Northwestern University. I study national and local politics in the United States, focusing especially on public opinion and democratic responsiveness. My dissertation research is about policymaking in the Chicago City Council.
Druckman, James N., Cari Lynn Hennessy, Martin J. Kifer, and Michael Parkin. 2010. "Issue Engagement on Congressional Candidate Websites, 2002-2006." Social Science Computer Review, Vol. 28, No. 1.
Druckman, James N., Cari Lynn Hennessy, Kristi St. Charles, and Jonathan Webber. 2010. "Competing Rhetoric Over Time: Frames Versus Cues." The Journal of Politics. Vol. 72, No. 1.
Page, Benjamin I. and Hennessy, Cari Lynn. "What Affluent Americans Want from Politics." Presented at the Annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, Washington, DC, September 2-5, 2010.
Hennessy, Cari Lynn. "The Effect of Public Opinion on Policy Outcomes in Sequential Veto Bargaining." Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, April 2-5,2009.
Hennessy, Cari Lynn, and Paul S. Martin."Blogs, the Mainstream Media, and the War in Iraq." Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Philadelphia, PA, August 31-September 3, 2006.