Robert Lupton

University of Connecticut


Bob Lupton is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Connecticut. His research examines public opinion and voting behavior in the United States, especially the influence of the foundational predispositions of ideology, core values and partisanship, as well as their contextual correlates, on citizens’ orientations toward the political world. Elite opinion—particularly that of party activists who shape the attitudes and behavior of elected officials and the mass public alike—is central to his research agenda. His scholarly interests extend to a range of questions involving political psychology and political cognition. For more information regarding Bob’s research and teaching interests, please visit his professional website: