Adam M. Enders, PhD

Associate Professor



Adam Enders is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Louisville. His research focuses on the role of suspicion and conspiratorial thinking in American mass politics, the influence of core values on political identities and attitudes, and the evolving nature of mass polarization. He earned a Ph.D. in Political Science from Michigan State University in 2016, and a B.A. in Political Science and Public Policy from Albion College in 2011.

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Research Interests

Conspiracy Theory, Suspicion, and Distrust
Core Values
Partisanship and Ideology
Mass–Elite Comparisons
Scaling and Measurement

Teaching Interests

Public Opinion
Political Psychology
Media and Politics
Campaigns and Elections
Research Design and Measurement
Introductory Statistics
Linear Models