Carlin, Students in Washington Post on COVID-19, Leadership

Does the public rally behind leaders who get covid-19? Writing for the Washington Post’s Monkey Cage, Dr. Ryan Carlin and student researchers at GSU’s Pollitik public opinion lab analyzed the approval of five incumbent executives worldwide who contracted COVID-19. The authors found that personal leadership rallies — a bump in popularity after covid-19 diagnosis — are, at best, modest.

The Pollitik team that took part in this study includes Yoonyoung Cho (PhD student), Kelsi Quick (MA 4+1), and BA majors, Ira Livnat, Trevor Kosloski, and Shakira Posley, among others.

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