Public Opinion Quarterly

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Public Opinion Quarterly  
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Public Opin. Q.
Discipline Communication studies, political science
Language English
Edited by Tom W. Smith, Patricia Moy
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Quarterly
ISSN 0033-362X (print)
1537-5331 (web)
LCCN 38005920
OCLC no. 45001845

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 2014 impact factor of 1.775, ranking it 10th out of 76 journals in the category "Communication" 23rd out of 161 journals in the category "Political Science" and 14th out of 95 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]


  1. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Communication, Political Science and Social Sciences, Interdisciplinary". 2014 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2015. 
  2. ^ "Quarterly: Princeton Will Ponder Opinion and Policies". News-week. December 19, 1936. POQ is sponsored by Princeton 

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