University of Toronto
Department of Political Science
Political psychology and behaviour, behavioural economics, public opinion and genopolitics
Peter Loewen is an assistant professor of political science at the University of Toronto-Mississauga. His current academic interests are political psychology and behaviour, especially in Anglo-American democracies, behavioural economics, public opinion, genopolitics, and experimentation. He teaches in the fields of Canadian politics, political behaviour, comparative politics, and experimentation. In June 2008, he received his PhD from the Université de Montréal, where he worked under the direction of André Blais and Patrick Fournier. For much of 2008 and all of 2009 he was a SSHRC and Killam Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Political Science at the University of British Columbia. He worked under the direction of Paul Quirk (UBC) and James Fowler (University of California, San Diego).