DR Tim Gravelle

DR Tim Gravelle


  • Comparative public opinion and political behaviour (US, Canada, Europe)
  • Public opinion and foreign policy
  • Social science and business applications of data science
  • Spatial and contextual models of political behaviour
  • Survey methodology



  • Dr Timothy B. Gravelle a political scientist with interests across the fields of political behaviour, foreign policy, and quantitative methods. His substantive interests are public opinion and political behaviour in the United States, Canada, and Europe, the structure and determinants of foreign policy attitudes, and the spatial and geographic dimensions of policy attitudes. He is currently a Lecturer in the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne. He was previously a Visiting Fellow at the School of Government and Public Policy at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland, as has also taught in the Department of Political Science at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. Tim received his PhD in the Department of Government at the University of Essex. He received his BA (Highest Honours; University Medal) in Political Science and MA in Political Economy from Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario. Through his private sector work experience, Tim has conducted predictive modeling, survey research and business intelligence research for organizations across a range of industries, including hospitality, financial services, retail and aerospace, and also has extensive experience conducting social research for government and intergovernmental organizations.   


Member of

  • American Association for Public Opinion Research. Member 2009 -


Selected publications


Education and training

  • PhD, University of Essex 2016
  • MA, Carleton University 2002
  • BA(Hons), Carleton University 2000