Mia Costa

I am an assistant professor in the Department of Government at Dartmouth College. I received my Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and my B.A. in Political Science from the State University of New York at New Paltz.

Broadly, I study representation, public opinion, and political participation in American politics, generally using experimental methods. My current projects are motivated by three overarching questions: 1) how does gender shape political representation? 2) how do politicians differ from citizens in their views about representation? and 3) what influences underrepresented segments of the electorate to get involved in politics? My research has been published in peer-reviewed journals such as Political Behavior, Political Research Quarterly, PLoS ONE, Journal of Experimental Political Science, American Review of Public Administration, Review of Policy Research, and has been covered by NPR, Pacific Standard, Bustle, and other outlets.


mia.costa@dartmouth.edu(603) 646-2026 Silsby 2033 Tuck MallDartmouth CollegeHanover, NH 03755

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