Debra Leiter, Ph.D.
University of Missouri-Kansas City
Year of PhD: 2013
Address: 5120 Rockhill Rd, 213 Haag Hall
City: Kansas City, Missouri - 64110
Country: United States
Dr. Debra Leiter is an associate professor with the Department of Political Science at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. She received her BA from the University of California, San Diego, and her PhD from the University of California, Davis. An award-winning researcher and teacher, she studies comparative politics, primarily in Western Europe. Her research examines the intersection of elections, parties, and voting, and how context shapes political decision-making. Her teaching focuses on cross-national institutions and political representation, with a strong emphasis on undergraduate research. She also plays trumpet in Kansas City’s own Mid-America Freedom Band.
Elections, Election Administration, and Voting Behavior
Comparative Political Institutions
Referendums, Elections, Voting
Institutions And Legislatures
Countries of Interest
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