1. 1.Eran Ansalem Tamir Sheafer, Stuart Soroka, Peter John Loewen, and Stefaan Walgrave. “Media Motivation, Political Systems, and the Nature of Elite Rhetoric.” Conditionally accepted. Political Communication.

  2. 2.Peter John Loewen and Michael MacKenzie. “Service Representation in a Federal System: A Field Experiment.”  Conditionally accepted. Journal of Experimental Political Science.

  3. 3.Jaime Settle, Christopher T. Dawes, Peter John Loewen and Costas Panagopolous. Forthcoming. “Negative Affectivity, Political Contention and Turnout: A Genopolitics Field Experiment.”  Political Psychology.

  4. 4.Stuart Soroka, Peter John Loewen, Patrick Fournier and Daniel Rubenson. Forthcoming. “News Photos and Support for Military Action”. Political Communication.

  5. 5.Christopher T. Dawes, Jaime Settle, Peter John Loewen and Matt McGue. 2015. “Genes, Psychological Traits, and Civic Engagement.” Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. 370 (1683), 20150015.

  6. 6.Peter John Loewen, Carolina de Miguel, and Maxime Heroux-Legault. Forthcoming. “Nationalism and Ethnic Heterogeneity: The Importance of Local Context for Nationalist Party Vote Choice.” Electoral Studies.

  7. 7.Peter John Loewen, Lior Sheffer, and Kelly Hinton. 2015. “Beauty Contests and Strategic Voting.” Electoral Studies. 

  8. 8.Peter John Loewen, Royce Koop, Jaime Settle, and James H. Fowler. 2014. “A Natural Experiment in Proposal Power and Electoral SuccessAmerican Journal of Political Science.

  9. 9.Paul Thomas, Peter John Loewen, and Michael MacKenzie. 2014. “Fair Isn’t Always Equal: Constituency Size and the Quality of Representation in CanadaCanadian Journal of Political Science.

  10. 10.Christopher Dawes, Peter John Loewen, Darren Schreiber, Alan N. Simmonds, Tarau Flagand, Ricahrd McElreath, Scott E. Bokemper, James H. Fowler, and Martin P. Paulus. 2012. “The Neural Basis of Egalitarian Behavior.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 10.1073.pnas.1118653109

  11. 11.Peter John Loewen, Christopher Dawes, Nina Mazar, Magnus Johannesson, Phillip Koellinger, Patrik Magnusson. 2013. “The Heritability of Moral Standards for Everyday Dishonesty.” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization.

  12. 12.Peter John Loewen and Christopher T. Dawes. 2012. “Heritability of Duty and Voter TurnoutPolitical Psychology. 33:363-373.

  13. 13.Peter John Loewen, Daniel Rubenson, and Arthur Spirling. 2012. “Testing the Power of Arguments in Political Science: A Bradley Terry Approach.” Electoral Studies. 31:212-221. (gated version).

  14. 14.Christopher T. Dawes, Peter John Loewen, and James H. Fowler. 2011. “Social Preferences and Political Participation.” Journal of Politics 73:845-856.

  15. 15.Peter John Loewen and Daniel Rubenson. 2011. “For Want of a Nail: Negative Persuasion in a Party Leadership Campaign.” Party Politics 17: 45-65.

  16. 16.Peter John Loewen. 2010. “Affinity, Antipathy, and Political Participation: How Our Concern for Others Makes Us Vote.”  Canadian Journal of Political Science. 43:661-687.

  17. 17.Peter John Loewen and Frédérick Bastien. 2010. “(In)Significant Elections? Federal By-elections in Canada, 1963-2008Canadian Journal of Political Science. 43: 87-105.

  18. 18.André Blais and Peter John Loewen. 2009. “The French Electoral System and its Effects.” Special issue on the French Fifth Republic in West European Politics. 35:2:345-359.

  19. 19.Peter John Loewen,  Henry Milner and Bruce Hicks. 2008. “Does Compulsory Voting Lead to More Informed and Engaged Citizens? An experimental test Canadian Journal of Political Science. 41:3:655-672.

  20. 20.Peter John Loewen and André Blais. 2006. “Did Bill C-24 Increase Turnout? Evidence from the 2000 and 2004 Canadian Elections. Canadian Journal of Political Science. 39:4:935-943.


1. Fowler, James H., Peter John Loewen, Christopher T. Dawes, and Jaime Settle. Forthcoming. “Games, Genes, and Political Participation.” Eds. Rose McDermott and Pete Hatemi. Man is by Nature and Nurture a Political Animal. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

2. Peter John Loewen and Andre Blais. “The Quarterly Allowance and Turnout: old and new evidence.” Parties and Election Finance: Consequences for Democracy. Ed. Lisa Young. Vancouver: UBC Press.

3. André Blais and Peter John Loewen. 2007. “ Electoral Systems and Democratic Satisfaction.” Democratic Reform in New Brunswick. Ed. William Cross. Toronto: CSP.

4. André Blais, Peter John Loewen and Maxime Ricard. 2007. “ The Government Life-Cycle.” Democratic Reform in New Brunswick. Ed. William Cross. Toronto: CSP.

5. André Blais, Peter John Loewen, and Marc-André Bodet. 2004. ”Strategic Voting.” Voters’ Veto: How New Zealand Voted in 2002. Ed. Jack Vowles. Auckland: Auckland University Press.

Other Publications and Reviews

1. Royce Koop and Peter John Loewen. Forthcoming. “When to go local, when to go national: Determinants of private members’ legislation in the 38th and 39th Parliaments.Journal of Parliamentary and Political Law. (Non-peer reviewed publication of conference proceedings).

2. Peter John Loewen, Daniel Rubenson, and Leonard Wantchekon. 2010. “Help Me Help You: Conducting Field Experiments with Political Elites” In the “Field Experiments in Comparative Politics and Policy” special issue of The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. 628: 165-175.

3. Peter John Loewen. 2009. Review of Voting and Collective Decision Making: Bargaining and Power. Annick Laruelle and Federico Valenciano. Cambridge University Press. Canadian Journal of Political Science. 42:818-819.

4. Peter John Loewen. 2009. “Quasi-Experiments,” “Random Assignment,” and “Constant Causal Effect Assumption” in Albert J. Mills, Gabrielle Durepos and Elden Wiebe (eds.) Encyclopedia of Case Study Research, Thousand Oaks CA: Sage.

5. Peter John Loewen. 2007. Review of Problems and Methods in Political Science. Eds. Ian Shapiro, Rogers Smith, and Tarek Masoud. Cambridge University Press. Canadian Journal of Political Science. 40:1:244-245.

Consulting Reports and Policy Papers.

  1. 1.Patrick Fournier and Peter John Loewen. “Aboriginal Electoral Participation in Canada.” Research report prepared for Elections Canada.

  2. 2.André Blais and Peter John Loewen. “Youth Electoral Engagement in Canada.” Research report prepared for Elections Canada.

  3. 3.Henry Milner, Peter John Loewen and Bruce Hicks. 2008. “