Thomas Scotto

Prof

  • United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

I am particularly interested in students who have an interest in analyzing public attitudes and public opinion on matters of foreign policy.

20042020
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Research Output 2004 2020

2020

Personality traits and foreign policy attitudes: a cross-national exploratory study

Gravelle, T. B., Reifler, J. & Scotto, T. J., 15 Jan 2020, In : Personality and Individual Differences . 153, 8 p., 109607.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

personality traits
foreign policy
Personality
Psychology
political psychology
2018
15 Downloads (Pure)

How political are national identities? A comparison of the United States, the United Kingdom, and Germany in the 2010s

Mader, M., Scotto, T. J., Reifler, J., Gries, P. H., Isernia, P. & Schoen, H., 19 Sep 2018, In : Research and Politics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
political identity
national identity
ideology
loyalty
political ideology
4 Citations (Scopus)
20 Downloads (Pure)

Populist referendum: Was 'Brexit' an expression of nativist and anti-elitist sentiment?

Iakhnis, E., Rathbun, B., Reifler, J. & Scotto, T. J., 23 May 2018, In : Research and Politics. 5, 2, p. 1-7 7 p., 1.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
right-wing populism
referendum
elite
EU
populism

The effect of national and constituency level expectations on tactical voting in the British general election of 2010

Abramson, P. R., Aldrich, J. H., Diskin, A., Houck, A. M., Levine, R., Scotto, T. J. & Sparks, D. B., 30 Dec 2018, The Many Faces of Strategic Voting: Tactical Behavior in Electoral Systems Around the World. Stephenson, L. B., Aldrich, J. H. & Blais, A. (eds.). Ann Arbor, MI., p. 28-60 33 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

parliament
voting
election
incidence
campaign
2017
29 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
foreign policy
China
military policy
Economic Policy
international relations
3 Citations (Scopus)
42 Downloads (Pure)

Like father, like son: Justin Trudeau and valence voting in Canada’s 2015 federal election

Clarke, H. D., Gravelle, T. B., Scotto, T. J., Stewart, M. C. & Reifler, J., 30 Jul 2017, In : PS - Political Science and Politics. 50, 3, p. 701-707 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
minister
voting
election
Canada
nostalgia
5 Citations (Scopus)
39 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
referendum
political culture
voting
EU
election
6 Citations (Scopus)
29 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
foreign policy
France
equivalence
public opinion
international relations
2 Citations (Scopus)
70 Downloads (Pure)

We spend how much? Misperceptions, innumeracy, and support for the foreign aid in the United States and Great Britain

Scotto, T. J., Reifler, J., Hudson, D. & vanHeerde-Hudson, J., 14 Sep 2017, In : Journal of Experimental Political Science. 4, 2, p. 119-128 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
public budget
overseas
dollar
public opinion
opposition
2016
10 Citations (Scopus)
37 Downloads (Pure)

A unified theory of value-based reasoning and U.S. public opinion

Goren, P., Schoen, H., Reifler, J., Scotto, T. & Chittick, W., 30 Dec 2016, In : Political Behavior. 38, 4, p. 977-997 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
public opinion
conservatism
opinion formation
transcendence
Values
35 Citations (Scopus)
88 Downloads (Pure)

Taking foreign policy personally: personal values and foreign policy attitudes

Rathbun, B. C., Kertzer, J. D., Reifler, J., Goren, P. & Scotto, T. J., 18 Feb 2016, In : International Studies Quarterly. 60, 1, p. 124-137 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
foreign policy
internationalism
Values
international relations
value
2015
3 Citations (Scopus)

Valence politics and voting in the 2012 U.S. presidential election

Clarke, H., Reifler, J., Scotto, T. J., Stewart, M. C. & Whiteley, P., 31 Dec 2015, In : Electoral Studies. 40, p. 462-470 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

presidential election
voting
politics
candidacy
political support
2014
9 Citations (Scopus)

Foreign policy beliefs and support for Stephen Harper and the Conservative Party

Gravelle, T. B., Scotto, T. J., Reifler, J. & Clarke, H. D., 27 Nov 2014, In : Canadian Foreign Policy Journal. 20, 2, p. 111-130 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

conservative party
foreign policy
public opinion
elite
militarism
17 Citations (Scopus)

Prudence, principle and minimal heuristics: British public opinion toward the use of military force in Afghanistan and Libya

Reifler, J., Clarke, H. D., Scotto, T. J., Sanders, D., Stewart, M. C. & Whiteley, P., 28 Feb 2014, In : British Journal of Politics and International Relations. 16, 1, p. 28-55 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Libya
Afghanistan
heuristics
public opinion
Military
2013
2 Citations (Scopus)

The British general election of 2010 under different voting rules

Abramson, P. R., Aldrich, J. H., Diskin, A., Houck, A. M., Levine, R. & Scotto, T. J., 31 Mar 2013, In : Electoral Studies. 32, 1, p. 134-139 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

voting
election
voter
electoral system
referendum
2012
2 Citations (Scopus)

Conclusion: thinking about models of economic voting in hard times

Scotto, T. J., 1 Sep 2012, In : Electoral Studies. 31, 3, p. 529-531 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

voting
voter
economics
economic success
political behavior
5 Citations (Scopus)

Political choices in hard times: voting in the 2010 U.S. house elections

Clarke, H. D., Kornberg, A., Scotto, T. J. & Stewart, M. C., 30 Mar 2012, In : Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties . 22, 2, p. 139-165 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

voting
president
election
Great Depression
voting behavior

The Canadian Election Studies: Assessing Four Decades of Influence

Kanji, M., Bilodeau, A. & Scotto, T., 30 May 2012, Vancouver. 284 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

election research
voter
history
15 Citations (Scopus)

Untangling what makes cities liveable: happiness in five cities

Goldberg, A., Leyden, K. M. & Scotto, T. J., Sep 2012, In : Proceedings of the ICE - Urban Design and Planning. 165, 3, p. 127-136 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

happiness
resident
Health
Engineers
urban planner
2011
22 Citations (Scopus)

Foreign policy beliefs in contemporary Britain: structure and relevance

Reifler, J., Scotto, T. J. & Clarke, H. D., 1 Mar 2011, In : International Studies Quarterly. 55, 1, p. 245-266 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

foreign policy
leader
militarism
behavior model
internationalism
22 Citations (Scopus)

The individual-level dynamics of bounded partisanship

Neundorf, A., Stegmueller, D. & Scotto, T. J., 2011, In : Public Opinion Quarterly. 75, 3, p. 458-482 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

SOEP
Identification (control systems)
Economics
Partisanship
Partisan
11 Citations (Scopus)

Valence politics and economic crisis: electoral choice in Canada 2008

Clarke, H. D., Scotto, T. J. & Kornberg, A., 1 Sep 2011, In : Electoral Studies. 30, 3, p. 438-449 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

economic crisis
election
Canada
liberal party
political support
14 Citations (Scopus)

Yes we can! Valence politics and electoral choice in America, 2008

Clarke, H. D., Kornberg, A., Scotto, T. J., Reifler, J., Sanders, D., Stewart, M. C. & Whiteley, P., 1 Sep 2011, In : Electoral Studies. 30, 3, p. 450-461 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

presidential election
politics
candidacy
election
wisdom
2010
7 Citations (Scopus)

Accentuating the negative? a political efficacy question-wording- experiment

Clarke, H. D., Kornberg, A. & Scotto, T. J., 29 Jun 2010, In : Methadology. 6, 3, p. 107-117 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Democracy
experiment
Research
Artifacts
Canada
27 Citations (Scopus)

Revising the cannabis use disorders identification test (CUDIT) by means of item response theory

Annaheim, B., Scotto, T. J. & Gmel, G., 1 Sep 2010, In : International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research . 19, 3, p. 142-155 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cannabis
Psychometrics
Guilt
Leisure Activities
Population
9 Citations (Scopus)

Support for women officeholders in a Non-Arab Islamic democracy: the case of Indonesia

Fattore, C., Scotto, T. J. & Sitasari, A., 17 May 2010, In : Australian Journal of Political Science. 45, 2, p. 261-275 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Indonesia
faith
democracy
democratization
Muslim
16 Citations (Scopus)

The dynamic political economy of support for Barack Obama during the 2008 presidential election campaign

Scotto, T. J., Clarke, H. D., Kornberg, A., Reifler, J., Sanders, D., Stewart, M. C. & Whiteley, P., 1 Dec 2010, In : Electoral Studies. 29, 4, p. 545-556 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

election campaign
presidential election
political economy
economy
voting behavior
2008
5 Citations (Scopus)

Black elites and Latino immigrant relations in a southern city: do black elites and the black masses agree?

McClain, P. D., Soto, V. M. D., Lyle, M. L., Carter, N. M., Lackey, G. F., Grynaviski, J. D., Cotton, K. D., Nunnally, S. C., Scotto, T. J. & Kendrick, J. A., 30 Sep 2008, New Race Politics in America: Understanding Minority and Immigrant Politics. p. 145-165 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

elite
immigrant
Mexico
Latin America
settling

Making Political Choices: Canada and the United States

Clarke, H. D., Kornberg, A. & Scotto, T. J., 1 Nov 2008, Toronto. 302 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

conservative party
election
Canada
liberal party
scandal
2006
12 Citations (Scopus)

Flawless campaign, fragile victory: voting in Canada's 2006 federal election

Clarke, H. D., Kornberg, A., Scotto, T. J. & Twyman, J., Oct 2006, In : PS - Political Science and Politics. 39, 4, p. 815-819 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

171 Citations (Scopus)

Racial distancing in a Southern city: Latino immigrants' views of black Americans

McClain, P. D., Carter, N. M., DeFrancesco Soto, V. M., Lyle, M. L., Grynaviski, J. D., Nunnally, S. C., Scotto, T. J., Kendrick, J. A., Lackey, G. F. & Cotton, K. D., Aug 2006, In : Journal of Politics. 68, 3, p. 571-584 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

immigrant
settling
population development
immigration
resident
2005
10 Citations (Scopus)

Too close to call: political choice in Canada, 2004

Clarke, H. D., Kornberg, A., MacLeod, J. & Scotto, T., 1 Apr 2005, In : PS - Political Science and Politics. 38, 2, p. 247-253 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

election
Canada
election campaign
party system
sovereignty
2004
6 Citations (Scopus)

From a two-party-plus to a one-party-plus? Ideology, vote choice, and prospects for a competitive party system in Canada

Scotto, T. J., Stephenson, L. B. & Kornberg, A., 1 Sep 2004, In : Electoral Studies. 23, 3, p. 463-483 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

party system
voter
ideology
election
Canada
4 Citations (Scopus)

Slip, sliding away or le plus ça change ... Canadian and American partisanship in comparative perspective

Stephenson, L. B., Scotto, T. J. & Kornberg, A., 2004, In : American Review of Canadian Studies. 34, 2, p. 283-312 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

election
sliding
voter
loyalty
Canada
15 Citations (Scopus)

Strategic abandonment or sincerely second best? strategic considerations in the 1999 Israeli prime ministerial election

Abramson, P. R., Aldrich, J. H., Diamond, M., Diskin, A., Levine, R. & Scotto, T. J., Aug 2004, In : Journal of Politics. 66, 3, p. 706-728 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Israeli
voting
candidacy
election
voting behavior