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.

Books:

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:

Special Issue of a Journal (Guest Editor):

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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).

CONTACT:

ABOUT:

Department of Political Science 
Memorial University 
St. John's, NL 
A1B 3X9

Tel: 1-709-864-8186

Fax: 1-709-864-4000

Email: abittner@mun.ca 
Twitter: @amandabittner

Amanda Bittner is Professor & Graduate Program Coordinator in the Department of Political Science at Memorial University in Canada. She also directs the Gender and Politics Lab at Memorial.

Bittner studies elections, voting, and public opinion, and her main research interests include the role of party leaders and candidates in the minds of voters; the role of gender in public opinion and voting; and issues of measurement in survey research, in both Canadian and Comparative contexts.

@amandabittner