Lewis Friedland

Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Chapter Member: Wisconsin SSN

About Lewis

Friedland's research focuses on the changing structure of civil society and the U.S. public sphere.  Overarching themes  include community and social integration, civil contention, and changing structures of the public sphere and public opinion. Friedland serves as a co-Director of the Center for Communication and Civic Renewal and consults with a range of civic, community, and media organizations on civic communication.


Real Voting Equality

  • Ceri Hughes
  • Michael Wagner
  • Dhavan Shah
  • Jordan Foley
  • Katherine Cramer

In the News

"Wisconsin Is Scheduled to Vote Today. How Will the Pandemic Affect Turnout?," Lewis Friedland (with Ceri Hughes, Michael Wagner, Dhavan Shah, and Katherine Cramer), Monkey Cage, Analysis, The Washington Post, April 7, 2020.
"What Makes Wisconsin Swing?," Lewis Friedland (with Ceri Hughes, Michael Wagner, Dhavan Shah, Jordan Foley, Katherine Cramer, Jiyoun Suk, Josephine Lukito, and Chris Wells), Vox, March 29, 2019.