Kris-Stella Trump is a political psychologist with a research agenda focused on the behavioral and attitudinal consequences of public policy. She received her Ph.D. in Political Science from Harvard University in 2013, and also holds an M.Phil in European Politics from Oxford University and a B.A. in Social and Political Sciences from Cambridge University. In her research, she explores the relationship between public attitudes and variables like public policy, income inequality, and public spending. Her work has appeared in journals including The Journal of Politics and the British Journal of Political Science. At OES, Kris-Stella leads a suite of projects on vaccine uptake. Developed in collaboration with the National Vaccine Program Office, and implemented together with field partners, these projects test communications intended to increase immunization uptake. Prior to joining OES, Kris-Stella was a College Fellow in political psychology at Harvard University, and worked as a research associate at IMPAQ, Int.



Years active

2016, 2017

Agency collaborators

Health and Human Services