Kabir Khanna is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Politics. His research interests are in political psychology, public opinion, representation, and survey methodology. His dissertation centers on the public's factual beliefs about the economy, healthcare, and other issues. His joint work with Markus Prior and Gaurav Sood was featured in The Upshot of The New York Times. He has published co-authored work in Political Analysis, Political Behavior, and the Quarterly Journal of Political Science. His Google Scholar profile is here.
In the fall of 2016, he joined the Election & Survey Unit at CBS News, where he is currently Manager, Elections. His responsibilities include poll design and analysis, survey weighting, model development and validation, voter file and precinct data analysis, and election system enhancement. On election nights, he can be found at the Decision Desk, running live models and projecting races. You can find his work on elections and polls for CBS News here.
Previously, he analyzed federally commissioned surveys on a variety of topics at Westat. He holds a B.A. in Human Biology and M.A. in Psychology from Stanford University, and M.A. in political science from Princeton University.