Tessa Ditonto

Assistant Professor of Political Science, Iowa State University



Tessa Ditonto is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science at Iowa State University. She received her doctoral degree from Rutgers University in 2013 and her BA from the University of Michigan in 2004. Her research interests include voter decision-making, political cognition, gender and politics, and race/ethnicity and politics. Her recent work, funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation, examines how voters learn about candidates during political campaigns, and the ways in which gender and race-based stereotypes influence voters’ search for information and evaluations of candidates. Her work has recently been published in Political Psychology and Political Behavior.

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Thank you, sponsors!

We are so pleased to announce the following sponsors for our October conference!

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ISPP Small Grant Award

We are pleased that the International Society for Political Psychology has awarded "Mentoring Conferences for New Research on Gender in Political Psychology" one of their Small Grants to further the goals of ISPP.

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participantsMeet the Organizers

Monica Schneider and Angie Bos

Monica is an Asst. Professor at Miami University (Ohio) and Angie is an Asst. Professor at the College of Wooster. They have been friends and collaborators since they first met at the University of Minnesota where they both completed the interdisciplinary Ph.D. minor in political psychology and focused their dissertation research on gender and political psychology.

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