Center for International and Security Studies at Maryland Center on Policy Attitudes
The Program on International Policy Attitudes (PIPA) studies public opinion on international issues. PIPA is a joint program of the Center on Policy Attitudes (COPA) and the Center for International and Security Studies at Maryland (CISSM), University of Maryland.
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Staff

Steven Kull, a political psychologist, studies public opinion around the world. He is director of the Program on International Policy Attitudes (PIPA) which manages the WorldPublicOpinion.org, a project involving research centers around the world, and Senior Research Scholar at the Center for International and Security Studies at Maryland (CISSM), University of Maryland. He is also director of the Program for Public Consultation which develops methods for enhancing the capacity of governments to consult their publics on policy decisions. Dr. Kull plays a central role in the BBC World Service global poll, and regularly gives briefings to the US Congress, the State Department, the UN, and the European Commission. He appears frequently in the international media and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He recently completed a four-year study of the Muslim public summarized in his newest book Feeling Betrayed: The Roots of Muslim Anger at America (Brookings).

Clay Ramsay, director of research at PIPA, co-founded PIPA in 1992. He is a Senior Research Scholar at the Center for International and Security Studies at Maryland (CISSM), University of Maryland. He regularly appears in the US and international media providing analysis of public opinion. With a background in history and psychology, he has focused on the study of ideology and mass psychology. He received his Ph.D. in History from Stanford University, has taught at Oberlin College, and is the author of The Ideology of the Great Fear (Johns Hopkins University Press).

Evan Scot Lewis is a Research Associate at PIPA. As a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Maryland, his research interests have focused on international relations, political economy and the politics of land use management in Colorado and Maryland. He was a Harrison Fellow and has taught at both the University of Maryland and George Washington University. He received his Bachelor's degree at the University of Colorado and his Master's degree at The American University.

Board of Advisors

Chairman, I.M. Destler, University of Maryland
Gloria Duffy, Commonwealth Club
William Frenzel, Brookings Institution
Alton Fry, Council on Foreign Relations
Alan Kay, Americans Talk Issues Foundation
Catherine Kelleher, US Naval War College
Anthony Lake, Georgetown University
Benjamin Page, Northwestern University
Robert Shapiro, Columbia University
Frederick Steeper, Market Strategies
Daniel Yankelovich, Public Agenda Foundation

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