Areas of Expertise & Civic Involvements
Broockman's research considers how voters and politicians decide, generally using field experiments and other approaches that allow for rigorous causal inferences to be drawn. Broockman’s published academic work spans the topics of public opinion, voter behavior, and research methodology. During his career in the private sector, Brookman designed and implemented field experiments at the AFL-CIO, the Analyst Institute, Google, and CREDO Action.
Argues that members of Congress grant preferential access to purported political donors over concerned constituents. Is the first experimental demonstration of the biasing role of money in politics.