Elizabeth Ossoff received her B.A. from Colby College and her M.S. and Ph.D. from Tufts University in general experimental psychology with a specialty in social psychology.
She teaches Advanced Research Methods, Social Psychology, the Psychology of Gender, Political Psychology, and Psychology and the Law. She studies and comments on the psychology of political behavior, from perspective of voter and candidate.
Her research interests include politics and the media and the psychology of gender. She is the director of the Research Center at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics at Saint Anselm. Until 2009, she was the research coordinator for center's The Jeanne D. Smith Center for the Study of American Democracy and Citizenship, which examines civic education and political life, public attitudes, political activities, and community dimensions.
She has discussed voter behavior with the New York Times, the Associated Press, the Gannett News Service , CNN and other news organizations.
January 8, 2012 YNN "GOP hopefuls take the stage in New Hamshire"
December 5, 2011 Saint Anselm College "New Hampshire Voters Taking a Second Look at Gingrich"
June 13, 2011 Saint Anselm College "Video: Prof. Elizabeth Ossoff Provides Some Pre-Debate Analysis"
Jan 27, 2011 Medill Reports "Poll: Emanuel Leading in Every Racial Category"
Nov 17, 2010 NECN "Politics keeping Bristol Palin in competition?"
Sept 10, 2010 Christian Science Monitor "Stephen Colbert, meet the heir to your crown as a comedic 'candidate'"
Jan 7, 2008 Anderson Cooper 360 Blog "Will Women Vote for Hillary?"