Areas of Expertise & Civic Involvements
Nagler’s research focuses on voting behavior and turnout, the impact of the economy and economic inequality on elections, methodology, social media, the Top 2 Primary in California, and Latino voting. His current work explores the impact of economics on elections, as well as the impact of social media on political participation. Nagler is also a co-PI of the NYU Social Media and Political Participation (SMAPP) Lab.
Compares the demographic characteristics and political views of voters and nonvoters in American presidential elections since 1972 and examines how electoral reforms and the choices offered by candidates influence voter turnout.