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Thomas J. Scotto is a Professor of Government and Politics at the University of Strathclyde. His interests lie in the area of public opinion and applied quantitative methods (particularly structural equation and latent variable modelling). His recent ESRC and British academy funded work is in the area of cross-national public opinion on matters of foreign policy. His work on this subject appears in International Studies Quarterly, Political Behaviour, International Relations of the Asia-Pacific, and Canadian Foreign Policy. Professor Scotto's earlier work focused on American and Canadian voting behaviour and he co-authored the University of Toronto Press Book Making Political Choices: Canada and the United States. From 2007-2016, he was a member of the Department of Government at the University of Essex where he was the recipient of multiple teaching awards from the Essex Student Union. His consultancies include work on the development of "open government" indicators for the OECD, on "Parliamentary Strengthening" projects in Mozambique, Ukraine, and Georgia, and on survey design work in the United States and United Kingdom.
Doctor of Philosophy, Duke University
1 Jun 2002 → 31 Dec 2012
Award Date: 31 Dec 2005
Master of Arts
15 Aug 1999 → 31 Aug 2002
Award Date: 31 Aug 2002
Bachelor of Arts, State University of New York at Binghamton
15 Aug 1995 → 31 May 1999
Award Date: 31 May 1999
- public opinion
- foreign policy
- American Government
- Canadian Government
- Structural Equation Modelling
- Voting Behaviour
- Latent Variable Modelling
- Quantitative Methods
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A new measure of the 'democratic peace': what country feeling thermometer data can teach us about the drivers of American and Western European foreign policyGries, P., Fox, A., Jing, Y., Mader, M., Scotto, T. J. & Reifler, J., 20 Feb 2020, In: Political Research Exchange. 2, 1, 13 p., 1716630 .
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile17 Downloads (Pure)
Gravelle, T. B., Reifler, J. & Scotto, T. J., 15 Jan 2020, In: Personality and Individual Differences . 153, 8 p., 109607.
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Centre for Energy Policy Energy Conversations: Do we have the necessary skilled labour to enable a net zero economy?
Christian Calvillo Munoz (Organiser), Antonios Katris (Organiser), Oluwafisayo Titilope Alabi (Organiser), Thomas Scotto (Speaker), Hazel Nolan (Speaker), Roddy Scott (Speaker), Karen Turner (Speaker) & Alf Young (Chair)27 Feb 2020
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