Joshua Tucker

Contributor, Monkey Cage


Britons wake to find that their troublesome northern neighbors have decided to stay for now. More trouble expected.

  • Sep 20, 2014

Actually, the polls got “it” right, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t a number of useful lessons we can draw about polls, poll aggregation, and Twitter data from the Scottish referendum.

  • Sep 19, 2014

And you can link to all of the articles in the first issue available for free through this post!

  • Sep 17, 2014

A new blog dedicated to reform in Ukraine. We interview one of its founders, Tymofiy Mylovanov.

  • Sep 8, 2014

Star Wars and obscure 1980s political trivia? That’s one magic toy...

  • Aug 29, 2014

People don’t answer phones. Not everyone has a computer. What’s a survey researcher to do? 5 new articles from Political Analysis have suggestions.

  • Aug 6, 2014

We discuss the topic with a political scientist who has studied the effect of sporting events on election results.

  • Jul 9, 2014

Game theory suggests that Lebron James would be better off making up his mind sooner rather than later.

  • Jul 8, 2014

While McCullen v. Coakley is a unanimous decision, that unanimity masks significant divisions within the Court regarding the future of regulating clinic-front activism

  • Jun 29, 2014


  • Jun 16, 2014
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Joshua Tucker is a Professor of Politics at New York University. He specializes in voting, partisanship, public opinion, and protest, as well as the relationship of social media usage to all of these forms of behavior, with a focus on Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. He is a Co-Director of the NYU Center for Social Media and Political Participation ( He has also written for The New Republic, The Wall Street Journal, Al Jazeera English, Time, and the International Herald Tribune and has appeared on CNN and Voice of America. Follow him on Twitter @j_a_tucker.
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