Politics (2016 cohort)
Regional/Area Interest: Western Europe, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the USA.
Dissertation Topic: "A Losing Battle? Social Democratic Parties and their Niche Party Competitors, 1979 - 2016"
General Research/ Thematic Interests: Party Electoral Competition, Elections/Voting, Social Democratic Parties, Electoral Change, Niche Parties (aka minor parties), the Radical Left, the
Radical Right, and Green Parties.
Methodological Approach: Mixed (largely observational quantitative research, but also planning to work on experimental analysis).
Previous Education: BA Politics (1st Class Honours, University of Durham, 2015), MSc Politics Research (Distinction, University of Oxford, 2016).