Tali Mendelberg is the John Work Garrett Professor of Politics and director of the Program on Inequality at the Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice at Princeton University. She studies public opinion and political behavior, political psychology, and inequality.
During her year at Radcliffe, Mendelberg is investigating the impact of neighborhoods on political engagement, with a focus on disadvantaged and marginalized people.
Mendelberg’s books—The Race Card: Campaign Strategy, Implicit Messages, and the Norm of Equality (Princeton University Press, 2001) and, with Christopher F. Karpowitz, The Silent Sex: Gender, Deliberation, and Institutions (Oxford University Press, 2014)—have won a number of distinctions, including the Philip E. Converse Book Award of the American Political Science Association. She is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and holds a PhD from the University of Michigan.