David C. Wilson
Arts & Sciences
- Specializes in polls, public opinions and political psychology (the beliefs and attitudes held by different groups).
- Research focuses on how individuals use information about race, gender and social groups to formulate the opinions they express. Wilson's inquiries include: public opinions of African Americans, public opinions toward African American political figures, the ways race is expressed in social conversations and measuring different racial attitudes.
- Previously worked for the Gallup organization as a senior statistical consultant.
- Can discuss public opinion polling, survey research methodology (the science behind surveys), as well as American politics and government.
- Coordinator for public opinion initiatives at UD's Center for Political Communications.
Associate Dean, Arts & Sciences
Associate Professor, Black American Studies
Associate Professor, Psychological & Brain Sciences
In The News:
Trump's Suggestion of 'Rigged' Election Could Ignite Resentment in Politics (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
Race and the campaign: Hear that dog whistle? (Philadelphia Inquirer)
Delaware's African American voters changed the political map (Huffington Post)
Tough road for Tea Party in Democratic Delaware (New York Times)