Levente Littvay

Vienna, Quellenstrasse 51

Levente (Levi) Littvay is Professor of Political Science at Central European University where he teaches grad courses in research design, applied statistics, electoral politics, voting behavior, political psychology, American politics and is the recipient of CEU's Distinguished Teaching Award (2015) for methods teaching and CEU Teaching Excellence Award (2021) for online education. In 2019-2020 he was European University Institutes Fernand Braudel Senior Research Fellow. Received his MA and PhD in Political Science and an MS in Survey Research and Methodology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Consults regularly, taught numerous research methods workshops and was one of the Academic Convenors of the European Consortium for Political Research Methods Schools (2015-2021), is the founder of MethodsNET, Specialty Chief Editor of the Methods and Measurement section of Frontiers in Political Science, head of Team Survey in Team Populism where he helped spawn the New Populism series with The Guardian and member of the European Social Survey’s Round 10 (2020-21) democracy and COVID19 module questionnaire design teams. Secured close to a million EUR in grants to conduct research on survey and quantitative methodology, twin and family studies, and the psychology of radicalism and populism. Has publications in Social Justice Research for which he received the Morton Deutsch Award for best article in 2017, Political Analysis, The Journal of Politics, Political Research Quarterly, Political Psychology, BMC Medical Research Methodology, and along with other medical journals, in Twin Research and Human Genetics where he is Associate Editor for Social Sciences. Books include Contemporary US Populism in Comparative Perspective with Kirk Hawkins in Cambridge University Press, Elements in American Politics Series and Multilevel Structural Equation Modeling with Bruno Castanho Silva and Constantin Manuel Bosancianu in SAGE Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences (little green book) series.


PhD in Political Science, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
MS in Survey Research and Methodology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
MA in Political Science, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
BSBA, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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