I am the Director of the School of Public Policy and Governance at the University of Toronto. I am also an associate professor of political science.


For the 2016-2017 academic year, I am a Visiting Research Scholar at the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University.


I am also currently the Assistant Editor of the Canadian Journal of Political Science.


My current academic interests are political psychology and behaviour, especially in Anglo-American democracies, behavioural economics, public opinion, genopolitics, and experimentation. Substantively, I am interested in questions of elite and citizen behaviour and the role of technology in improving governance and representation.


I have taught in several fields, including Canadian politics, American politics, political behaviour, comparative politics, and experimentation.


I received my PhD in political science from the Université de Montréal in 2008 and my BA from Mount Allison University in 2002.


You can read some of my work here. My CV is here. You can email me here.


 

Peter John Loewen

University of Toronto