Ruth Dassonneville is an Assistant Professor at the Département de science politique of the Université de Montréal, where she holds a Canada Research Chair in Electoral Democracy.
She holds a PhD from the University of Leuven (2015), where she worked as a research fellow of the Research Foundation Flanders (FWO). While at the University of Leuven, she was affiliated to the Centre for Citizenship and Democracy.
Her research interests include electoral behaviour, dealignment, electoral volatility, economic voting and political parties. Her work on these topics has been published in, amongst others, Electoral Studies, the European Journal of Political Research, the International Journal of Public Opinion Research and Party Politics.