David P Redlawsk is Professor of Political Science at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ (United States). His most recent book is The Positive Case for Negative Campaigning, with Kyle Mattes (University of Chicago Press). He is also the author (with Caroline Tolbert and Todd Donovan) of Why Iowa? How Caucuses and Sequential Elections Improve the Presidential
Nominating Process (University of Chicago Press). His book with Richard Lau, How Voters Decide: Information Processing in an Election Campaign, (Cambridge University Press) won the 2007 Alexander George Award for best Book in Political Psychology from the International Society of Political Psychology.