Samara Klar

About Samara Klar

Professor Samara Klar studies how individuals’ personal identities and social surroundings affect their political attitudes and behaviors. She has published her research in many journals, including the American Journal of Political Science, The Journal of Politics, and Political Psychology. Her work in political psychology has received a variety of awards, including the 2017 Robert E. Lane Award for Best Book in Political Psychology from the American Political Science Association, the 2015 Best Paper  in Political Psychology Award from the American Political Science Association, and the 2014 Best Dissertation in Political Psychology Award from the American Political Science association. She was also named a Distinguished Junior Scholar by the American Political Science Association Political Psychology Section.

Samara Klar's CV

Featured Work

Washington Post, 2018: Independent voters like the Trump economy. But is that enough to win their vote? by Heather Long

World News TV, 2018: Oprah 2020?

The New York Times, 2017: The Politics of #HimToo by Thomas Edsall

Vox, 2017: Yes, Trump is an "independent" by Hans Noel

Time Magazine, 2017: "Hang in There." Muslim Senate Candidate Gets Support From Republican Incumbent by Alana Abramson

Arizona Public Media, 2017: Arizona Week

Popular Science, 2016: Arguing About Politics Online Might Not Actually Be A Bad Idea by Samantha Cole

C-SPAN, 2016: Open Phones with Samara Klar

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