Karlyn Bowman compiles and analyzes American public opinion using available polling data on a variety of subjects, including the economy, taxes, the state of workers in America, environment and global warming, attitudes about homosexuality and gay marriage, NAFTA and free trade, the war in Iraq, and women's attitudes. In addition, Ms. Bowman has studied and spoken about the evolution of American politics because of key demographic and geographic changes. She has often lectured on the role of think tanks in the United States and writes a weekly column for Forbes.com.
Columnist, Forbes.com, 2008-present
Contributor, "Datapoints," The American, 2007-present
Columnist, "POLLitics," Roll Call, 1995-2007
Editor, "Opinion Pulse," The American Enterprise, 1995-2006
Editor, The American Enterprise, 1990-95
Managing Editor, Public Opinion, 1979-90
Fellow, Institute of Politics, JFK School of Government, Harvard University, 1985
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