Lynn Vavreck University of California, Los Angeles, USA
is the Marvin Hoffenberg Professor of American Politics and Public Policy at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a contributor to the New York Times
. She is the author of The Bitter End: The 2020 Presidential Campaign and the Challenge to American Democracy
, and the award-winning books, Identity Crisis: The 2016 Presidential Campaign and the Battle for the Meaning of America
and The Gamble: Choice and Chance in the 2012 Presidential Campaign
. Her research has been supported by the National Science Foundation and an Andrew F. Carnegie Fellowship, and she has served on the advisory boards of both the British and American National Election Studies. At UCLA she teaches courses on campaigns, elections, and public opinion.