Kirby Goidel is director of the Manship School’s Research Facility, which includes the Public Policy Research Lab and the Media Effects Lab.
As senior public policy fellow of the Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs, he directs the annual Louisiana Survey and provides analysis of the findings to government, organizations and the media. Goidel works closely with diverse constituencies to develop survey instruments, analyze data, prepare reports and present research findings.
He received his Ph.D. in political science from the University of Kentucky and is the author of two books and numerous journal articles. He is a professor in the Manship School of Mass Communication and the department of political science.
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