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Dave Brinker

Senior Researcher, Institute for Democracy & Higher Education

Dave Brinker

Senior Researcher, Institute for Democracy & Higher Education

Barnum Hall, 136
163 Packard Ave, Medford, MA
Biography: 

Dave is primarily responsible for conducting research on voting patterns among college students, drawing on the NSLVE database and other data sources relevant to student civic life. In addition to studying college voting, Dave researches deliberative democratic innovations and the communicative processes by which people build mutual understanding. He holds a doctorate from the Pennsylvania State University.