Powering political participation with behavioral and social science.

CitizenBe is a non-profit group of social and behavioral scientists that works to create and sustain impactful political participation. We help groups become more effective through evidence-based research and testing.

Work with us

What we do


Partner with organizations engaging citizens in actions.


Test research questions around sustaining political participation


Measure outcomes and share findings to scale to other organizations

DC Workshop

If you’re interested in a hands-on workshop on the social science of political participation, let us know by filling out this interest form. Held in DC on May 17th, the agenda will include talks by prominent behavioral and social scientists, as well as interactive sessions around behavioral mapping, design, testing, and measurement. Please reach out to us at info@citizenbe.org with any questions.

Join us for the workshop

Who we are

  • Julie O’Brien

  • Nick Fitz

  • Stephanie Tepper

  • Sarah Lyons-Padilla

  • Andrea Dinneen

  • Brett Major

  • Ben Chao