RESEARCH

Bittner's research focuses on elections, voting, and public opinion, both comparatively and in Canada specifically. She is currently conducting research on voters’ evaluations of party leaders and the effects of those evaluations on vote choice, as well as projects on gender and politics, attitudes towards immigration, as well as the impact of political knowledge on voting behavior and public opinion.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Books:

Special Issue of a Journal (Guest Editor):

Articles:

Book Chapters:

Research Grants (Larger Projects):

Better Than Sex: Rethinking Gender in Survey Research

Project funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).

Principal Investigator. (Co-Investigator: Elizabeth Goodyear-Grant)

Party Leaders in Canadian Elections

Project funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).

Principal Investigator.

Canadian Election Study (2009-2015)

Funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) and Elections Canada.

Collaborator (Principal Investigators: Patrick FournierFred CutlerStuart Soroka, and Dietlind Stolle).