Samuel 'S.R.' Gubitz
Program Area(s): Methods; American Politics
Regional Specialization(s): United States
Political incivility is a feature, not a bug: Why mediated incivility is not bad for democracy
Dissertation Committee: James Druckman (chair), Mary McGrath, Reuel Rogers, Matthew Levendusky (University of Pennsylvania)
Interest(s): political incivility, media effects, race and media.
- Gubitz, S.R. and Denzel Avant. n.d. “Racializing Captain America: How racial attitudes affect perceptions of affirmative action and diversity initiatives in media.” Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly.
- Gubitz, S.R. 2020. “Experiments,” in Jean Clipperton, ed., Empirical Methods in Political Science: An Introduction, Evanston: Northwestern Libraries.
- Druckman, James N., S.R. Gubitz, Matthew Levendusky, and Ashley Lloyd. 2019. “How Incivility on Partisan Media (De-)Polarizes the Electorate.” The Journal of Politics, 81(1): 291-295.
- Gubitz, S.R., Samara Klar, Joshua Robison, and James Druckman. 2018. “Political Dynamics of Framing,” in Travis N. Ridout, ed., New Directions in Media and Politics 2nd Edition, New York: Routledge.
- Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Political Communication Pre-Conference 2020 - September, "Incivility in the Eye of the Beholder: Identity Moderates Incivility Perceptions"
- Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Political Communication Pre-Conference 2019 - September, “The Price of Victory: Game-Frame Coverage and the Politicization of the Supreme Court” (with Warren Snead)
- Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association 2019 - September . “Where to Place Sensitive Items in an Experiment? Pre- or Post-Treatment?” (with Tabitha Bonilla and Amanda Sahar d’Urso)
- Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association 2018 - September, “How Incivility on Partisan Media (De-)Polarizes the Electorate” (with James Druckman, Matthew Levendusky, and Ashley Lloyd).
- National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant ($14,852), March 2020
- Northwestern Graduate Research Grant ($3,000), December 2019
- Northwestern Funding in American Politics and Methods ($1,000), October 2019
- Northwestern University Department of Political Science Travel Grant ($350), September 2019
- Minar Graduate Research Award ($400), Northwestern University, June 2019
- Center for the Study of Diversity and Democracy Research Grant ($1,500), May 2019
- Northwestern Funding in American Politics and Methods ($1,300), October 2018
- Northwestern University Department of Political Science Travel Grant ($500), September 2018
- Minar Graduate Research Award ($800), Northwestern University, June 2018
- Mellon Foundation Fellowship in Rhetoric and Public Culture ($2,500), Northwestern University, September 2016