Joshua Kalla

Assistant Professor of Political Science, and Statistics and Data Science

Joshua Kalla arrives at Yale in January 2019 as an Assistant Professor of Political Science with a secondary appointment in the Department of Statistics and Data Science. His research seeks to understand the processes of persuasion and decision-making among voters and politicians, primarily through the use of randomized field experiments conducted in partnership with political organizations. His published work has appeared in Science, American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, Political Analysis, The Journal of Politics, among other outlets. His teaching interests include American politics, voting behavior, experimental design, and the data science of political campaigns. He received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley and his B.S. from Yale, both in Political Science.