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UVM Political Scientist’s New Book on the Political Effects of Harry Potter Featured in Christian Science Monitor

The Christian Science Monitor, among many national publications, features a study that was the subject of a new book by associate professor Anthony Gierzynski. In Harry Potter and the Millennials: Research Methods and the Politics of the Muggle Generation, Gierzynski 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…