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UVM Political Scientist’s New Book on the Political Effects of Harry Potter Featured in UPI

A story by United Press International, picked up by media around the world, examines a new book by associate professor Anthony Gierzynski, Harry Potter and the Millennials: Research Methods and the Politics of the Muggle Generation, in which he finds that fans of the book and movies “tend be more open to diversity; politically tolerant; less authoritarian; less likely to support the use of deadly force or torture; and more politically active.” Read the story...