Public Opinion Quarterly

Public Opinion Quarterly is an academic journal published by Oxford University Press for the American Association for Public Opinion Research, covering communication studies and political science. It was established in 1937 and according to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2015 impact factor of 1.429, ranking it 20th out of 79 journals in the category "Communication", 37th out of 163 journals in the category "Political Science" and 18th out of 93 journals in the category "Social Sciences, Interdisciplinary".[1] The journal was originally sponsored by Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. Its first editor-in-chief was former diplomat Dewitt Clinton Poole.[2]

Public Opinion Quarterly  
DisciplineCommunication studies, political science
Edited byEric Plutzer, Patricia Moy
Publication details
1.429 (2015)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Public Opin. Q.
ISSN0033-362X (print)
1537-5331 (web)
OCLC no.45001845

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  1. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Communication, Political Science and Social Sciences, Interdisciplinary". 2015 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2016.
  2. ^ "Quarterly: Princeton Will Ponder Opinion and Policies". News-week. December 19, 1936. POQ is sponsored by Princeton

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