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Peter K. Enns

Associate Professor

Peter K. Enns

White Hall, Room 205
peterenns@cornell.edu
607-255-3574

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Overview

Peter K. Enns is Associate Professor in the Department of Government, Executive Director of the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, and Innaugural Co-Director of the Cornell Center for Social Sciences. His research focuses on public opinion and political representation, mass incarceration and the legal system, and time series analysis.

Enns has published two books—Incarceration Nation: How the United States Became the Most Punitive Democracy in the World and Who Gets Represented? (edited with Chris Wlezien)­—and dozens of academic articles and op-eds. His research has been funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, FWD.us, Koch Foundation, National Science Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and Russell Sage Foundation. In 2017, he received the Emerging Scholar Award from the Elections, Public Opinion, and Voting Behavior section of the American Political Science Association, presented to the top scholar in the field within ten years of her or his doctorate.

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Departments/Programs

  • American Studies Program
  • Government

Graduate Fields

  • Government

Research

Research and data can be found here.

Courses

Fall 2019

Spring 2020