Dr Todd Hartman
Sheffield Methods Institute
Senior Lecturer in Quantitative Social Sciences
+44 114 222 7122
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Sheffield Methods Institute
Interdisciplinary Centre of the Social Sciences (ICOSS)
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
- Experimental design
- Quantitative research methods
- Who follows the leader? Leadership heuristics and valence voting at the UK’s 2016 Brexit referendum. Innovation: The European Journal of Social Science Research. View this article in WRRO
- Not all campaigns are created equal: Temporal and spatial variability in constituency campaign spending effects in Great Britain, 1997–2015. Political Geography, 71, 36-46. View this article in WRRO
- Accounting for Pre-Treatment Exposure in Panel Data: Re-Estimating the Effect of Mass Public Shootings. British Journal of Political Science. View this article in WRRO
- Spending, canvassing and electoral success in marginal constituencies: England and Scotland in 2017. Journal of Elections, Public Opinion, and Parties. View this article in WRRO
- 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. View this article in WRRO
- Feelings about party leaders as a voter’s heuristic – What happens when the leaders change? A note. Electoral Studies. View this article in WRRO
- A close-run thing? Accounting for changing overall turnout in UK General Elections. Representation. View this article in WRRO
- Tax Preferences, Fiscal Transparency, and the Meaning of Welfare: An Experimental Study. Political Studies, 66(4), 830-850. View this article in WRRO
- Predicting general election outcomes: campaigns and changing voter knowledge at the 2017 general election in England. Quality and Quantity. View this article in WRRO
- Exploring constituency-level estimates for the 2017 British general election. International Journal of Market Research, 60(5), 463-483. View this article in WRRO
- Scotland’s Electoral Geography Differed from the Rest of Britain’s in 2017 (and 2015) – Exploring its Contours. Scottish Geographical Journal. View this article in WRRO
- Coming full circle: the 2017 UK general election and the changing electoral map. The Geographical Journal. View this article in WRRO
- Mass Shootings and Public Support for Gun Control. British Journal of Political Science. View this article in WRRO
- Conditional Race Disparities in Criminal Sentencing: A Test of the Liberation Hypothesis From a Non-Guidelines State. Journal of Quantitative Criminology, 33(1), 77-100. View this article in WRRO
- Easing the Heavy Hand: Humanitarian Concern, Empathy, and Opinion on Immigration. British Journal of Political Science, 45(3), 583-607. View this article in WRRO
- Are Citizens “Receiving the Treatment”? Assessing a Key Link in Contextual Theories of Public Opinion and Political Behavior. Political Psychology, 36(1), 123-131. View this article in WRRO
- Social Dominance and the Cultural Politics of Immigration. Political Psychology, 35(2), 165-186. View this article in WRRO
- Decoding Prejudice Toward Hispanics: Group Cues and Public Reactions to Threatening Immigrant Behavior. Political Behavior, 36(1), 143-163. View this article in WRRO
- Socially Mediated Internet Surveys: Recruiting Participants for Online Experiments. PS: Political Science & Politics, 46(04), 775-784. View this article in WRRO
- Foreign Language Exposure, Cultural Threat, and Opposition to Immigration. Political Psychology, 33(5), 635-657. View this article in WRRO
- Motivated Reasoning, Political Sophistication, and Associations between President Obama and Islam. PS: Political Science & Politics, 45(03), 449-455. View this article in WRRO
- Toll Booths on the Information Superhighway? Policy Metaphors in the Case of Net Neutrality. Political Communication, 29(3), 278-298. View this article in WRRO
- Who Said What? The Effects of Source Cues in Issue Frames. Political Behavior, 31(4), 537-558. View this article in WRRO
- COVID-19-Related Anxiety Predicts Somatic Symptoms in the UK Population. British Journal of Health Psychology. View this article in WRRO
- Incumbent Parties, Incumbent MPs and the Effectiveness of Constituency Campaigns: Evidence From the 2015 UK General Election. British Journal of Politics & International Relations. View this article in WRRO
- Pandemic buying: Testing a psychological model of over-purchasing and panic buying using data from the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland during the early phase of the COVID-19 pandemic.
- The psychological wellbeing of frontline workers in the United Kingdom during the COVID-19 pandemic: First and second wave findings from the COVID-19 Psychological Research Consortium (C19PRC) Study.
- Report2: Impact of Covid-19 on young people aged 13-24 in the UK- preliminary findings.
- Report1: Impact of Covid-19 on young people aged 13-24 in the UK- preliminary findings.
- Demographic, Health and Mental Health Predictors of Face Mask Wearing in the UK Population During the COVID-19 Lockdown Period..
- An overview of the context, design and conduct of the first two waves of the COVID-19 Psychological Research Consortium (C19PRC) Study.
- Context, design and conduct of the longitudinal COVID-19 Psychological Research Consortium (C19PRC) Study – Wave 3.
- Refuting the myth of a ‘tsunami’ of mental ill-health in populations affected by COVID-19: Evidence that response to the pandemic is heterogenous, not homogeneous.
- Delay discounting and under-valuing of recent information predict lower adherence to social distancing measures during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Different conspiracy theories have different psychological and social determinants: Comparison of three theories about the origins of the COVID-19 virus in a representative sample of the UK population.
- Modelling the complexity of pandemic-related lifestyle quality change and mental health: An analysis of a nationally representative UK general population sample.
- The Politics of Belonging: Race, Public Opinion, and Immigration by NatalieMasuoka and JaneJunn. Chicago, IL, University of Chicago Press, 2013. 272 pp. $27.50.. Political Science Quarterly, 129(3), 521-522.
- Welfare recipients, public opinion and ‘deservingness’
- Annual Tax Summaries
- An assessment of the social and economic importance of menhaden (brevoortia tyrannus) (Latrobe, 1802) in Chesapeake Bay region
- “Rural Economic Opportunity: Barriers, Resources, and Best Practices
- View this article in WRRO GE2017: Can you trust that surprise exit poll?.
- It's sophisticated, but can you believe YouGov's startling election prediction?.
- Party canvassers don't change people's opinions, but they do persuade them to vote.
- There’s new U.K. campaign spending data from the 2015 general election. Here’s how the Tories won.
- The Dark Night of the Polls.
- Think you know which seats to watch on May 7? Think again.
- British voters don’t care and Americans hate each other: is there any hope for either?.
- ‘Humanitarian’ appeals encourage a permissive immigration policy.
- Anti-Hispanic prejudice drives opposition to immigration in the U.S..