About me


I am a Lecturer (Assistant Prof.) at the University of Edinburgh, Politics and International Relations (PIR).

My research/teaching interests include political behavior, public opinion, research methods, Canadian and comparative politics.

Click [HERE] for my CV.

The Motivation to Vote, co-authored with André Blais, is now out (2020)!

I also published scientific articles in the Journal of Politics, PloS One,  Journal of Experimental Political ScienceElectoral Studies (3x), Party PoliticsWest European Politics, Legislative Studies Quarterly, Representation (2x)Government and Opposition, Perspective on Politics, French Politics (3x), Canadian Journal of Political Science (3x), Canadian Journal of Communication, Canadian Public Policy, and Politique et Sociétés (3x).

Previously, I was at McGill University for a post-doctoral position (2018-19), Harvard University as a visiting scholar (winter 2018) and Université de Montréal for my PhD (2014-18).

Media: I often give interviews for different international (New York Times, Live Science, CNBC, etc.) and Canadian media (CBC/Radio-Canada, The Globe & Mail, etc.).

Feel free to contact me at: jf.daoust@ed.ac.uk

I’m also on Twitter: @jf_daoust