As we adults are talking about the 2016 U.S. presidential election, our children are undoubtedly paying attention to these conversations, either in person or through various media. No matter where your politics lie, children pick up on our subtle and not-so-subtle cues. They see our hopefulness, disgust or cynicism, and make meaning of these ideas […]
Rosalyn Cooperman is the mother of a tweenage daughter and a teenage son. She’s an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Mary Washington. Her research interests focus on U.S. political parties, organized interests, and candidates. Cooperman served as a co-principal investigator for the 2004 and 2012 Convention Delegate Studies, surveys of delegates to the Democratic and Republican party nominating conventions. She was also the inspiration behind one of TheScientificParent.org’s most popular memes.