Dr. Melissa Deckman is a Professor of Political Science at Washington College and a PRRI Affiliated Scholar. Her research interests center on the intersection of religion, women, and politics. She has written in the past about the Christian Right’s participation in school board politics. Her most recent work is as co-editor and contributor to Curriculum and the Culture Wars: Debating the Bible’s Place in Public Schools. PRRI sat down with Dr. Deckman to discuss the significance of the book.
Test your knowledge of white working-class Americans with this quiz from the Nathan Cummings Foundation, based on the findings from PRRI’s recent survey. The quiz may challenge some of your assumptions about where white working-class Americans differ from white college-educated Americans.
For example, if 10% of white college-educated Americans say they consider themselves part of the Tea Party then how many white working-class Americans consider themselves part of the Tea Party? Head over to the quiz to learn the answer.