The Elections, Public Opinion, and Parties (EPOP) research group draws its faculty and postgraduate members from across the College of Arts and Humanities. Members conduct empirical research on political behaviour, including gender quotas, electoral law, campaign finance reform, electoral systems and the public opinion industry. The three main areas are:
Much of the work is comparative although most members have specialist areas, including the United Kingdom, Russia, Eurasia and Eastern Europe, the United States, Canada, Germany, Spain and Belgium, as well as sub-state polities such as the UK devolved administrations, German LÄnder, Spanish autonomous communities and Canadian provinces.
If you are interested to join the EPOP group, or have questions about its various activities please contact the group convenor Ailsa Henderson (ailsa.hendersonATed.ac.uk) or postgraduate convenor Alia Middleton (a.f.middletonATsms.ed.ac.uk).
This page was published on 7 October 2011