Department of Politics
Political methodology, empirical democratic theory, American politics
Christopher Achen is the Roger Williams Straus Professor of Social Sciences at Princeton University. His research interest is Political Methodology, particularly in its application to empirical democratic theory and American Politics. He is the author of Interpreting and Using Regression and The Statistical Analysis of Quasi-Experiments, co-author of Cross-Level Inference, and co-editor of The European Union Decides. His next book is entitled Voter Turnout in Multi-Level Systems. He was the first president of the Political Methodology Section of the American Political Science Association, and is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.