Richard L. Kornrumpf

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Position Title
Graduate Student

567 Kerr Hall
1 Shields Avenue, Davis CA 95616
Office Hours
POL051 The Scientific Study of Politics
Tuesdays 10am-12pm


  • BA - Political Science, University of Louisville

Research Focus

Political Psychology: intergroup behavior, social identity, stereotyping and prejudice, authoritarianism and social dominance, affective polarization, multidimensional ideology.

Methodology: survey and experimental design, scaling and measurement, regression, maximum likelihood estimation, causal inference, machine learning.


Anderson, B., Bird, G., Kornrumpf, R., Macaluso, M., Mundkur, N., Swingholm, M., & Gainous, J. (2020). Ethnic Cues, Latino Skin Tone, and Voter Preferences: An Experimental Test. Social Science Quarterly, 101(5), 1920-1935. doi:10.1111/ssqu.12845


  • Summer Research Collaborative, 2022
  • Louis C. Kesselman Endowment Award, 2020
  • Summer Research Opportunity Program Grant, 2019
Honors and Awards
  • Kentucky Colonel, 2022
  • Kentucky Commonwealth Ambassador, 2019