WGN Radio interview

Political scientists and authors Dr. Brian F. Harrison and Dr. Melissa R. Michelson join Justin to discuss their book, “Listen, We Need to Talk: How to Change Attitudes about LGBT Rights.” Dr. Harrison and Dr. Michelson talk about where the idea for the book comes from, the methods used to get people to change their […]

Listen, We Need to Talk Podcast

Listen to our podcast with the New Books Network, including a discussion of the genesis of our new book Listen, We Need to Talk: How to Change Attitudes about LGBT Rights and the impact the book makes on political science and LGBT studies. http://newbooksnetwork.com/b-harrison-and-m-michelson-listen-we-need-to-talk-how-to-change-attitudes-about-lgbt-rights-oxford-up-2017/ 

Selected to Northwestern Faculty Honor Roll by NU Students

Each Spring, Northwestern students nominate teachers who had an outstanding impact on their time at Northwestern, writing a brief paragraph about why professors deserve to bet honored. Those with the most nominations and best narratives are then chosen to be on the Associated Student Government Honor Roll. I was honored to be selected for the […]

Just released! Book with Oxford University Press: “Listen, We Need to Talk”

Harrison, Brian F. & Melissa R. Michelson. Listen, We Need to Talk: How to Change Attitudes about LGBT Rights. 2017. New York:  Oxford University Press.  Click here to order!  American public opinion tends to be sticky. Although the news cycle might temporarily affect the public’s mood on contentious issues like abortion, the death penalty, or […]

Winner of Best Paper award

Brian and his co-author Melissa Michelson won the Best Paper Award for LGBT Studies at the 2016 Midwest Political Science Association’s conference in Chicago. Their paper, “More Than a Game: Football Fans and Marriage Equality” won the award for the best LGBT paper presented at the 2015 MPSA Conference. Brian will also be chair of […]

Publication in Washington Post’s Monkey Cage

I co-authored a post in the Washington Post Monkey Cage blog, appearing on May 26, 2015. The post is partly in response to the LaCour & Green article retraction from Science magazine and is an overview of our book under contract with Yale University Press. http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/monkey-cage/wp/2015/05/26/how-to-change-peoples-minds-about-same-sex-marriage/

Student-selected Speaker at Wesleyan University

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Op/Ed on Salon.com

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