Johnston completed his Ph.D. in Political Science at Stony Brook University in 2011. He has published three books and a number of academic articles in top journals, including Nature Human Behavior, American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Politics, and Political Psychology, among others.
His primary research interests are in political psychology and include the study of public opinion, values and ideology, and voting behavior. Much of his work focuses on the measurement and structure of belief systems.
Johnston has taught a number of applied statistics courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, including introductions to statistics, linear regression, maximum likelihood estimation and advanced regression, and covariance structure modeling.
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