Kim Nalder, Director

Kim NalderKim Nalder is Professor of Government at California State University, Sacramento, and the founding director of the Project for an Informed Electorate. She also serves as the Executive Director of California Speaks Opinion Research. Professor Nalder studies public opinion, political psychology, mass media and politics, and California politics. Follow her on Twitter: @KimberlyNalder







Patty Crosby, ISR Associate Director of Operations

Patty Crosby Patty Crosby is the Associate Director at the Institute for Social Research, where the PIE is located. She handles operational details for PIE.








Shannon Ebler, Intern

Shannon Ebler

Sydney Johnson, Intern

Sydney Johnson


Julie Li, Intern

Julie Li


Jessica Newham, Intern


Estevan Rojas, Intern

Estevan Rojas


Fabio Votta, Intern 

Fabio Votta

Affiliated Faculty

Danielle Martin

Danielle Martin

Danielle Martin is an Assisant Professor of Government at California State University, Sacramento. Professor Martin studies research methods in political science, American governments, pressure groups, and lobbying.