Dr Todd Hartman

Lecturer in Quantitative Methods

Todd Hartman



0114 222 7122

Todd has joined the Sheffield Methods Institute as a lecturer in Quantative Methods. Prior to this Todd was Director of Survey Research for the Center for Economic Research and Policy Analysis as well as Assistant Professor of Political Science at Appalachian State University. He is a graduate of the University of California at Davis (BA in International Relations), San Francisco State University (MA International Relations), and the State University of New York at Stony Brook (PhD Political Science). A political psychologist by training, Todd has extensive experience conducting surveys and experiments.

Research Interests

Political psychology, group dynamics, political attitudes, surveys, experimental design, quantitative research methods.

Journal articles


  • Stanley L & Hartman TK (2016) Welfare recipients, public opinion and ‘deservingness’
  • Stanley L & Hartman TK (2015) Annual Tax Summaries
  • Kirkley, JE, Hartman TK, McDaniel T, McConnell K & Whitehead J (2011) An assessment of the social and economic importance of menhaden (brevoortia tyrannus) (Latrobe, 1802) in Chesapeake Bay region
  • Cherry TC & Hartman TK (2010) “Rural Economic Opportunity: Barriers, Resources, and Best Practices

Website content

  • Hartman TK GE2017: Can you trust that surprise exit poll?. View this article in WRRO
  • Hartman TK, Pattie CJ & Johnston R It's sophisticated, but can you believe YouGov's startling election prediction?.
  • Pattie CJ, Johnston R & Hartman TK Party canvassers don't change people's opinions, but they do persuade them to vote.
  • Pattie C, Johnston R & Hartman TK There’s new U.K. campaign spending data from the 2015 general election. Here’s how the Tories won.
  • Pattie C & Hartman TK The Dark Night of the Polls.
  • Hartman TK Think you know which seats to watch on May 7? Think again.
  • Hartman TK British voters don’t care and Americans hate each other: is there any hope for either?.
  • Newman BJ, Hartman TK, Lown P & Feldman S ‘Humanitarian’ appeals encourage a permissive immigration policy.
  • Hartman TK, Newman BJ & Bell CS Anti-Hispanic prejudice drives opposition to immigration in the U.S..

Dictionary/encyclopaedia entries

  • Hartman TK (2008) Issue framing. In Encyclopedia of campaigns, elections, and electoral behavior.

Book reviews