Debra Leiter

Debra Leiter
Associate Professor
Humanities and Social Sciences

Contact Info
Cherry Hall 414
Western Europe, Political Behavior, Political Parties


Dr. Debra Leiter is an associate professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Her research focuses on the intersection of elections, voters and political parties, with an emphasis on Western European electorates. She is a native Californian.


Pol-Sci 220: Introduction to Comparative Politics
Pol-Sci 221: Introduction to Comparative Politics and Research
Pol-Sci 357: Western European Politics
Pol-Sci 365: Congress and Parliaments
Pol-Sci 380: British Politics

Academic Credentials

Ph.D., University of California, Davis, 2013
M.A., University of California, Davis, 2010
B.A., University of California, San Diego, 2006