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Personal Statement

Dr. Mark Shephard is Senior Lecturer in politics at the School of Government and Public Policy, University of Strathclyde and was principal investigator on the ESRC/AQMeN Future of the United Kingdom and Scotland research project focusing on the impact of social media on the Scottish Independence referendum. He researches Scottish and British politics, social media, elite behaviour, legislatures, public opinion, parties and elections. His works have been published in a number of journals including Electoral Studies, Political Studies, The Journal of Legislative Studies, The Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties, British Politics, Parliamentary Affairs, and the British Journal of Politics and International Relations.

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Projects 2007 2019

Research Output 2001 2019

The committee system of the Scottish Parliament

Shephard, M. P., 31 Aug 2019, The Story of the Scottish Parliament: The First two Decades Explained. Hassan, G. (ed.). Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, p. 97-104 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

parliament
politics
finance
legislation
democracy

The role of a backbench MP

Shephard, M. P. & Simson Caird, J., 8 Feb 2018, Exploring Parliament. Leston-Bandeira, C. & Thompson, L. (eds.). Oxford, p. 187-195 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Activities 2002 2019

Fourteenth Workshop of Parliamentary Scholars and Parliamentarians

Mark Peter Shephard (Participant)
28 Jul 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Political Studies Association Annual Meeting 2019 paper presentation on Social Networks on Social Media

Mark Peter Shephard (Speaker)
15 Apr 201917 Apr 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation