Marc J. Hetherington is Raymond Dawson Distinguished Bicentennial Professor in the Department of Political Science. A scholar of public opinion, he specializes in the study of political trust and party polarization. Over the past year, Marc has devoted his research to the impact of politics and science colliding in the context of Covid-19. He’s authored a range of academic books and published articles in his discipline’s major journals. As for teaching, Marc regularly offers courses on American Government, Political Parties, Public Opinion, and Polarization.