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September 2020 American Perspectives Survey
Interview Dates: September 11–21, 2020

 

AEI COVID 19 & American Life Survey
Interview Dates: May 21 – June 5, 2020

 

March 2020 American Perspectives Survey
Interview Dates: March 26–30, 2020

 

January 2020 American Perspectives Survey
Interview Dates: January 13–15, 2020

 

November 2019 American Perspectives Survey
Interview Dates: November 13–14, 2019

 

Indiana Community and Civic Life Survey
Interview Dates: October 7–30, 2019

 

American Community and Civic Life Survey
Interview Dates: October 7–22, 2019

 

September 2019 American Perspectives Survey
Interview Dates: September 6–8, 2019

Survey Reports

Daniel A. Cox
March 4, 2021

Social isolation and community disconnection are not spurring conspiracy theories

New analysis from the January 2021 American Perspectives Survey shows that having an active social life and regular engagement with people in your neighborhood does not inoculate against believing in conspiracies.

Daniel A. Cox
February 11, 2021

After the ballots are counted: Conspiracies, political violence, and American exceptionalism

The January 2021 American Perspectives Survey looks at post-election sentiments, beliefs in conspiracies, attitudes toward political violence, political segregation, and general feelings toward the United States.

Daniel A. Cox
December 15, 2020

Religious diversity and change in American social networks: How our social connections shape religious beliefs and behavior

New analysis explores the degree to which Americans’ religious networks are composed largely of those with similar beliefs and affiliations or those that are more diverse. It also explores how religious diversity among our close personal relationships serves to structure religious behavior and belief.

Daniel A. Cox, Karlyn Bowman
December 9, 2020

A turning point? Americans grapple with COVID-19 amid enduring partisan and racial divisions

The November 2020 APS explores how Americans are grappling with COVID-19 amid soaring numbers of infections, finding that more Americans say they would get a free, FDA-approved vaccine, but large partisan divisions persist. It also challenges the “shy Trump voter” hypothesis, offering possible explanations for Trump’s increased support among non-white voters.