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Negative political ads pack punch with voters who trust politicians, UF study shows

Published: Sep 18th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Contrary to conventional wisdom, negative political advertisements don’t always work as well as some believe. In part, this is because the audience with which they seem to work best — people who think government works — has been shrinking.

UF political science professor receives $1.25 million grant from Department of Defense

Published: May 17th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded a University of Florida professor $1.25 million to study factors affecting political stability in the African Sahel, the region south of the Sahara Desert.