Dr Todd Hartman

Senior Lecturer in Quantitative Methods

Todd Hartman




0114 222 7122


Todd is a political scientist and joined the Sheffield Methods Institute in 2014. Prior to this, he was Assistant Professor of Political Science at Appalachian State University and Director of Survey Research for the Centre for Economic Research and Policy Analysis. He is a graduate of the University of California at Davis (BA in International Relations), San Francisco State University (MA International Relations), and State University of New York at Stony Brook (PhD Political Science). Todd has extensive experience conducting surveys and experiments, and his research focuses on political psychology (especially political attitudes and intergroup relations).

Research Interests

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


Hartman TK & Newman B (2019) Accounting for Pre-Treatment Exposure in Panel Data: Re-Estimating the Effect of Mass Public Shootings. British Journal of Political Science.

Johnston R, Pattie C & Hartman T (2019) Spending, canvassing and electoral success in marginal constituencies: England and Scotland in 2017. Journal of Elections, Public Opinion, and Parties.

Johnston R, Pattie C & Hartman TK (2019) Local knowledge, local learning and predicting election outcomes: voter assessments of likely party success in Scotland's constituencies at the 2015 and 2017 general elections. Scottish Affairs, 28(1), 1-31.

Johnston RJ, Hartman T & Pattie CJ (2018) Feelings about party leaders as a voter’s heuristic – What happens when the leaders change? A note. Electoral Studies.

Pattie CJ, Hartman T & Johnston RJ (2018) A close-run thing? Accounting for changing overall turnout in UK General Elections. Representation.

Johnston RJ, Hartman T & Pattie CJ (2018) Predicting general election outcomes: campaigns and changing voter knowledge at the 2017 general election in England. Quality and Quantity.

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