Mabel Berezin’s research asks how shared cultural meanings and practices shape 1) political institutions such as the state; 2) social processes around political movements and ideologies; and 3) agents through the construction of political identities. Her methodology is primarily comparative and historical.
David Art's field is comparative politics, with a regional focus on Europe. Professor Art's research interests include extremist political parties and movements, the politics of history and memory, and comparative historical analysis in the social sciences.
Bart Bonikowski's research relies on surveys, textual data, and experimental methods to apply insights from cultural sociology to the study of politics in Europe and the United States. His work has a particular focus on populist claims-making in political discourse and popular identification with the nation in settled times.