Samuel Lewis Popkin
Political Scientist, Professor and Pollster
A Notable Jewish Professional from the Greater Duluth-Superior Region

Samuel Lewis Popkin was born in Superior, Wisconsin in 1942 to Annie Rebecca Cohen and Arnold Julius Popkin. More information about Samuel and his ancestors is available on the webpage for great grandparents Sarah Fox and Samuel Popkin in the password protected area of this website. His brother, Barry Michael Popkin, also has a page on this website. Samuel's ancestors are listed on his pedigree chart at the bottom of this page.

Samuel Lewis Popkin is a Professor Emeritus of Political Science at the University of California, San Diego. He graduated from MIT with a bachelor's degree in 1963 and a PhD in 1968. He has played a role in the development of rational choice theory within political science. He is also noted for his work as a pollster.

A summary of information about Samuel is shown in the Wikipedia clipping below. There is more on the full Wikipedia page at

source: Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

More about Samuel is shown in the clippings below from the UCSD website and from Prabook.

source: UCSD website

source: UCSD website

A pedigree chart listing Samuel's ancestors is shown below:

source: Jack's Family Tree Database

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