Kathleen McGraw

Professor Emeritus

Kathleen McGraw (Ph.D., Northwestern, 1985), Professor and Associate Dean, Social and Behavioral Sciences, has been a member of the Ohio State University faculty since 1988. She earned her B.A. from Cleveland State University and her M.A. and Ph.D. in Social Psychology from Northwestern University. She received the 1994 Erik Erikson Award for Early Career Achievement in Political Psychology. She has served on a number of editorial boards, including The American Political Science Review, The American Journal of Political Science, and The Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. She is a member of the Board of Overseers of the American National Election Study. She has published widely in political science and social psychology journals and edited volumes. She has research and teaching interests in political psychology, public opinion, and experimental methodology. Her current research focuses on cognitive processes in political judgment; individual and institutional accountability; and foreign policy beliefs.