Vox Populi
We all do no end of feeling, and we mistake it for thinking. And out of it we get an aggregation which we consider a boon. Its name is Public Opinion. It is held in reverence. It settles everything. Some think it the Voice of God.

Mark Twain
"Corn-Pone Opinions"





To download a copy of the course syllabus for Spring 2013, click here.

How to Reach Me

Deborah L. Guber
Associate Professor
Department of Political Science
The University of Vermont
Old Mill, Room 532
94 University Place
Burlington, VT 05405-0114

Office: 519 Old Mill
E-mail: Deborah.Guber@uvm.edu
Phone: 802-656-4062
Fax: 802-656-0758

Office hours: Tu Th, 10:15-11:15 AM, 1:00-2:00 PM, and by appointment.

POLS 234
Tu Th 11:30-12:45

Old Mill,
Room 523

Did You Know?
"President Barack Obama begins his second term as president with 56% of Americans approving and 39% disapproving of his overall job performance."

"Conservatives (40%) outnumbered both moderates (36%) and liberals (21%) across the nation in 2009."

"Most U.S. air travelers (78%) approve of the use of full body scans of airline passengers."

"Seventy-three percent of Americans have a great deal/fair amount of trust and confidence in 'the American people as a whole when it comes to making judgments under our democratic system about the issues facing the country.'"

Despite "an incredibly extensive effort to raise public consciousness regarding climate change," Americans are "more likely than ever to say that accounts of global warming are exaggerated."

Source: http://twitter.com/gallupnews and http://www.gallup.com

Dates to Remember

  • Thursday, February 28: Exam #1

  • Thursday, March 28: Outline and bibliography due

  • Tuesday, April 23: Exam #2

  • Tuesday, May 7: Research paper due by 1:30 PM


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