PhD Defence: Negativity and Public Opinion. Limits and Consequences of the Negativity Bias in Politics

Mathias Osmundsen will defend his PhD dissertation

2017.11.02 | Birgit Kanstrup

Date Fri 24 Nov
Time 14:15 16:00
Location Aarhus, Denmark

To complete the PhD study programme in Political Science Mathias Osmundsen presents his PhD dissertation, giving a public lecture followed by a defence

The subject of the lecture is:

What does the dissertation tell us about the existence of a negativity bias and its stability across individuals and policy domains?

To what extent does the dissertation offer a coherent theoretical and empirical argument for the influence of expectations on the negativity bias?

The title of the dissertation:

Negativity and Public Opinion. Limits and Consequences of the Negativity Bias in Politics

The assessment panel consists of:

Professor Sven Oskarsson, Uppsala University

Professor Stuart Soroka, University of Michigan

Professor Rune Stubager, Aarhus University (chairman)

Time & place:

Friday, November 24, 2017 at 2:15-4:00 pm in Aud. A I (1333/101)

Reception:

Upon the defence the department will host a reception in the lunch room, building 1330

Reception