Panel: Experts In Policymaking: Political Possibilities and Constraints
(The Impact of Politics on the Policy Process)

Saturday, November 9, 2013: 9:45 AM-11:15 AM
Salon III B (Ritz Carlton)

*Names in bold indicate Presenter

Panel Chairs:  Wendy Ginsberg, Congressional Research Service
Discussants:  Eric Patashnik, University of Virginia
Attitudinal Gap: How Experts and Lay Audiences Form Policy Attitudes Toward Controversial Science
Leona Yi-Fan Su1, Michael A. Cacciartore1, Dominique Brossard1, Dietram A. Scheufele1, Michael Xenos1 and Elizabeth A. Corley2, (1)University of Wisconsin, Madison, (2)Arizona State University

Pathways of Policy Making: A Medium N Study of Policy Development and Change
Tim Conlan and Paul Posner, George Mason University

Policies Without Publics: Issue Expertise in Policymaking
Peter May, University of Washington and Chris Koski, Reed College

The Policy Process: Translating “Knowledge of” Into “Knowledge in”
Simon Haeder1, David Weimer1 and Aidan Vining2, (1)University of Wisconsin, Madison, (2)Simon Fraser University