Dr. Aleksander Ksiazkiewicz

Dr. Aleksander Ksiazkiewicz

Contact Information

304C David Kinley Hall

Office Hours

  • Tuesday 1-3 pm
Assistant Professor
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Research Interests

  • American Politics
  • Political Behavior
  • Political Psychology
  • Genetics and Politics
  • Physiology and Politics
  • Implicit Cognitive Processes and Politics


  • Ph.D. Rice University, 2015
  • MA Rice University, 2011
  • MA University of Chicago, 2008
  • BA (Honours) University of Alberta, 2007


  • Introduction to Political Behavior

Selected Publications

Book Contributions

Ksiazkiewicz, Aleksander, and Amanda Friesen Genes and Politics Handbook on Biology and Politics edited by S. Peterson, edited by A. Somit. Genes and Politics Edited by S. Peterson, Edited by A. Somit, 2016.

Journal Articles

Friesen, Amanda, and Aleksander Ksiazkiewicz Do Political Attitudes and Religiosity Share a Genetic Path? Political Behavior 2015.
Chen, P., et al The Minnesota Multi-Investigator 2012 Presidential Election Panel Study Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy 2014.
Ksiazkiewicz, Aleksander, and James Hedrick An Introduction to Implicit Attitudes in Political Science Research PS: Political Science and Politics 2013.
Ksiazkiewicz, Aleksander Implicit Political Knowledge PS: Political Science and Politics 2013.

In The News

  • Congratulations to Aleksander Ksiazkiewicz for being awarded a grant from the Social and Behavioral Science Research Institute! Professor Ksiazkiewicz is part of an interdisciplinary research team led by Daniel Briley (Psychology) on the project, "Establishing an Illinois Twin Project."