Assistant Professor in Political Behaviour
Office: CON 3.21, Connaught House
Office Hours: Mondays 14:30 - 15:30 and Fridays 09:30 - 10:30 (by appointment via LSE for You)
Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 7191
Dr. Thomas J. Leeper joined the Department of Government in 2015 as an Assistant Professor in Political Behaviour. He was previously a Postdoc at Aarhus University and received his PhD in Political Science from Northwestern University.
Political psychology, reasoning, and cognition
Media exposure and political communication
Political parties in Europe and the United States
Survey and experimental methods
GV249: Research Design in Political Science
GV4J3: Public Opinion, Political Psychology and Citizenship
Thomas J. Leeper. 2014. “Cognitive Style and the Survey Response.” Public Opinion Quarterly 78(4): 974–983.
Thomas J. Leeper. 2014. “Archiving Reproducible Research with R and Dataverse.” The R Journal 6(1): 151–158.
Thomas J. Leeper. 2014. “The Informational Basis for Mass Polarization.” Public Opinion Quarterly 78(1): 27–46.
Thomas J. Leeper, and Rune Slothuus. 2014. “Political Parties, Motivated Reasoning, and Public Opinion Formation.” Political Psychology 35 (Supplement 1): 129–156.
Toby Bolsen, Thomas J. Leeper, and Matthew Shapiro. 2014. “Doing What Others Do: Norms, Science, and Collective Action on Global Warming.” American Politics Research 42(1): 65–89.