Peter Loewen

Peter Loewen is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Toronto. Most of his work involves studying voters, though he is more recently interested in studying politicians. While at Princeton, Peter will continue his work on the capacity of politicians to know their constituents’ preferences and to make decisions that correspond with minimal definitions of rationality. He combines interview and experimental data to demonstrate the frequency with which representatives fail at both of these tasks. Peter’s work has been published in the American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Politics, and Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and other outlets.