Dr Todd Hartman

Sheffield Methods Institute

Senior Lecturer in Quantitative Social Sciences

Dr Todd Hartman
+44 114 222 7122

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Dr Todd Hartman
Sheffield Methods Institute
Interdisciplinary Centre of the Social Sciences (ICOSS)
219 Portobello
S1 4DP

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.


Todd 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).

Research interests

Todd has extensive experience conducting surveys and experiments, and his research focuses on:

  • Political psychology
  • Group dynamics
  • Political attitudes
  • Surveys
  • Experimental design
  • Quantitative research methods


  • Bell A, Hartman T, Piekut A, Rae A & Taylor M (2020) Making Sense of Data in the Media. Sage. RIS download Bibtex download

Journal articles

Book reviews


  • Stanley L & Hartman TK (2016) Welfare recipients, public opinion and ‘deservingness’ RIS download Bibtex download
  • Stanley L & Hartman TK (2015) Annual Tax Summaries RIS download Bibtex download
  • 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 RIS download Bibtex download
  • Cherry TC & Hartman TK (2010) “Rural Economic Opportunity: Barriers, Resources, and Best Practices RIS download Bibtex download

Website content

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

Dictionary/encyclopaedia entries

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