Prof Todd Hartman

Professor of Quantitative Social Science

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Todd Hartman is Professor of Quantitative Social Science (Department of Social Statistics) and Deputy Director of the Cathie Marsh Institute at the University of Manchester. His research explores the psychological underpinnings of public opinion and behaviour using cutting-edge research methods and statistical techniques. His work has been published in prestigious peer-reviewed academic journals such as Nature Communications, Nature: Scientific Reports, Psychological Medicine, Big Data & Society, British Journal of Political Science, The Journal of Quantitative Criminology, Social Psychological and Personality Science, Political Psychology, Political Communication, and The Geographical Journal.

Areas of expertise


  • political psychology, Network analysis, Experimental Design

Education / academic qualifications

  • 2009 - Doctor of Philosophy, The Effects of Policy Metaphors on Political Attitudes, Stony Brook University (2003 - 2009)
  • 2003 - Master of Arts, Talking the Gun Out of Irish Politics: Framing the Peace Process, San Francisco State University (2001 - 2003)
  • 1998 - Bachelor of Arts University of California, Davis (1994 - 1998)

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