What does great biomedical science look like? Is it an advance in cancer therapy? A device that helps people recover from injury faster? Or, is it an inexpensive tool that gives developing nations a chance to fight crippling disease?
Matthew Lebo's research focuses on public opinion, presidential and congressional elections, and party politics in the United States and Great Britain. One of his recent papers explores how a high level of partisanship was costly in the 2010 elections. Another paper that he co-authored found that congressional parties gain and lose seats based on the battles won and lost by the president.