Organization profile

Organisation profile

Research strengths within Politics fall within the following broad areas:


Elections and representation: With a specialist Centre for Elections and Representation Studies, the School studies voting behaviour, political attitudes and political behaviour. It has particular interests in political institutions and public opinion, political representation, participatory democracy, campaigns and elections, political communication, electoral systems, media and politics, and party activism.

Governance and Institutions: Scotland, UK, European and youth parliaments, European institutions, multi-level government and devolution and the politics of nationalism and regionalism. Expertise exists on theories of social movements and social change, Scottish and EU identity, state-society relations in the EU, civil society, religion and politics, environmental politics.

International politics: West European and South-East European politics. International politics, including international public policy, international institutions and global governance, international security, Asian international politics and security, the international role of NGOs, anti-globalisation movements, constructivist theories of security, feminist theory and Chilean politics.

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    Stuart Bagnall

    Person: Doctor of Philosophy


    Research Output

    [W]hat lies beneath: using latent networks to improve spatial predictions of political violence

    Gallop, M., Dorff, C. & Minhas, S., 17 Jan 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : International Studies Quarterly. p. 1-32 32 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • A lost decade for third-wave democracies?

    Chu, Y., Huang, K-P., Lagos, M. & Mattes, R., 15 Apr 2020, In : Journal of Democracy. 31, 2, p. 166-181 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    A 2015 Scottish SAM for UKCCSRC project

    Katris, A. (Creator), Turner, K. (Creator), Race, J. (Creator), Swales, J. (Creator), Alabi, O. T. (Creator), University of Strathclyde, 28 Apr 2020


    Legislative Professionalism V1.1.1

    Greene, Z. (Creator), Bowen, D. (Creator), Harvard Dataverse, 19 Feb 2020



    2019 Britta Baumgarten Memorial Prize

    Catherine Eschle (Recipient), May 2019

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Academy of Science of South Africa

    Robert Mattes (Recipient), 2014

    Prize: Election to learned society


    World Politics (Journal)

    Robert Mattes (Peer reviewer)
    15 Apr 2020

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesJournal peer review

    Supergen Energy Networks Hub Flex Fund (External organisation)

    Rebecca Ford (Member)
    Apr 2020May 2020

    Activity: Membership typesMembership of peer review panel or committee

    End Use Energy Demand Tech Call 2 Panel (External organisation)

    Rebecca Ford (Member)
    26 Mar 2020

    Activity: Membership typesMembership of peer review panel or committee


    Increased public and media awareness of voter behaviour at elections

    John Curtice (Participant)

    Impact: Impact - for External PortalPublic understanding, information and debate


    Influencing the work of Transparency International in monitoring and reporting on global corruption through an online survey.

    Richard Rose (Participant), William Mishler (Participant)

    Impact: Impact - for External PortalPublic understanding, information and debate