Alan I. Abramowitz (born 1947) is an American political scientist and author, known for his research and writings on American politics, elections, and political parties in political science.
Abramowitz graduated with a B.A. with high honors in political science from the University of Rochester in 1969. He attended graduate school at Stanford University, completing an M.A. in 1972 and a PhD degree in 1976. Abramowitz' dissertation was entitled An Assessment of Party and Incumbent Accountability in Midterm Congressional Elections.
Abramowitz taught at the College of William and Mary from 1976 to 1982, at Stony Brook University from 1982 to 1987, when he joined the faculty at Emory University as a professor of political science. Abramowitz was awarded the Alben W. Barkley Distinguished Chair in Political Science at Emory University in 1993.