Member Directory

A directory of our members and their research interests is below. For contact details of individual members, please download the PDF of the directory.

Please note that this directory is updated approximately once every three months. If you spot any errors or would like any information updated or corrected, please get in touch: psa@parliaments@gmail.com

This directory was lasted updated on 31 July 2017.

Surname First name Institution Research interests
Adiputri Ratih University of Jyväskylä, Finland Local parliament; parliamentary culture; Indonesian (parliament) studies; parliament/legislative empowerment
Ahmad Nyarwi Bournemouth University
Ahmed Nizam University of Chittagong, Bangladesh Legislative Behaviour; Central-Local Relations; Comparative Bureaucracy; Politics of South Asia
Akirav Osnat Western Galilee College Legislative studies, setting the agenda of government, election studies, research methods, the Israeli political system, local government studies, gender and politics, minorities and politics.
AL-ODAT Abdelsalam University of Hull Political reform; parliamentary issues
Allen Nicholas
Allen Peter Queen Mary, London Representation; Political professionalization; Gender and politics; Political behaviour
Allmark Liam Legislatures in non-democratic states; Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (Burma/Myanmar); UK Parliament; Pressure groups and legislatures
Amery Fran
Andreadis Ioannis Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Elections; Voting Behaviour; Candidates and MPs; Voting Advice Applications; Web surveys
Andrews Leighton Cardiff Business School

 

Devolution, especially governments; Media Policy; Education.

 

Armitage Faith
Arter David
Atkins Judith University of Coventry Rhetoric, ideology, political leadership, British politics
Badanjak Sanja University of Wisconsin – Madison, visiting scholar at Cardiff University Centre for European Law and Governance parties, coalitions, Europeanization, party systems
Baimbridge Mark
Bale Tim QMU Parliamentary Parties; Teaching parliamentary studies
Bates Stephen University of Birmingham Power, political agency & change; Select Committees; Prime Minister’s Questions; Parliamentary agenda setting
Baumann Markus Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (MZES), University of Mannheim Parliamentary Behaviour; Intra-party Politics; Representation
Baxter Graeme Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen Public information provision by parliament; Information provision and communication within parliaments; The use of the Internet for information provision and exchange by parliamentary candidates
Begum Neema Bristol University Race and immigration in British Politics;  Ethnic Minority Political Engagement;  Sex, Gender and Politics;  European Populist Parties;  Politics of Climate Change
Bekatoros George  –  –
Belchior Ana Maria ISCTE-IUL, Instituto Universitário de Lisboa Representation (roles, congruence); Public opinion ; Democracy (support for, quality of); Political perceptions (of voters and MPs)
Bellamy Richard UCL/ EUI Parliaments in the EU
Bender David University of Hull Trust; Engagement; Parliament Relationship with Citizens; Electoral Politics; Methods
Benedetto Giacomo Royal Holloway Comparative Legislative Politics; European Parliament; Budget policy and budget-making
Bennister Mark Canterbury Christ Church University Prime Ministers; Political Leadership; Rhetoric and Oratory; Parliament – Accountability and Scrutiny; Comparative Politics – especially UK/Australia
Blackbourn Jessie University of Oxford Independent reviewers; Parliamentary oversight mechanisms; Anti-terrorism laws
Bochel Hugh University of Lincoln Parliament and social policy; Parliamentary oversight of intelligence; Policy making and implementation; The politics of social policy
Bochel Catherine University of Lincoln The policy process; Petitions systems; Participation
Boucek Francoise
Brack Nathalie
Brazier Alex Global Partners
Bridges Lee House of Commons Parliamentary reputations; Engagement with citizens; Political communication
Michael Briguglio University of Malta Politics;  Social Movements;  Social Policy; Environmental politics

 

Burns Charlotte University of York
Burton Matthew University of Bristol Human rights, comparative constitutional law, select committees, constitutional theory, representation
Cairney Paul Division of History and Politics, University of Stirling Public policy, Policy theory, UK, Scotland, Devolution
Campbell Rosie Birkbeck, University of London Political representation, participation, political careers, gender and politics, election candidates.
Campos Milagros Pontificia Universidad Católica Del Perú Parliamentary groups, political parties behavior in parliaments, party discipline, systems of government, presidents and parliaments, oversight.
Campos-Domínguez Eva University of Valladolid Parliament Communication on Internet; ICTs and Parliament
Carman Chris University of Glasgow
Caygill Thomas Newcastle University The Legislative Process; Pre/Post-Legislative Scrutiny; Parliamentary Scrutiny; UK Parliament
Chao Chien-min Graduate Institute for Sun Yat-sen Thoughts and Mainland China Studies China’s National People’s Congress; Chinese politics; Taiwan/China Relations
Chavezaguayo Marco
Chen Wenbo Beihang University Chinese Parliament; Executive-legislative relations
Childs Sarah University of Bristol
Chiva Cristina University of Salford Manchester Legislative politics; Women’s representation in politics; Central and Eastern Europe; Comparative politics; Feminist political theory
Clark Alistair Newcastle University Parliamentary engagement and scrutiny; Political party organisation; Electoral integrity; Party systems; Devolved/regional politics in the UK
Connon Emily Perth Grammar School, Perth and Kinross Scottish Parliament and Disability Politics in devolved countries; American Government – the role of the executive
Convery Alan University of Edinburgh Legislatures; Scottish Parliament; Scottish politics; British politics
Cooper Ian University of Cambridge Legislatures; Political parties: Electoral behaviour: Identity politics: African politics
Cotter Leanne-Marie University of Sheffield Executive-legislative relations; Scrutiny, accountability and transparency; Arm’s length bodies reform; Committee;  Public Appointments
Cowley Phil Queen Mary, Univr Cohesion; MPs; Constituency work; Parliamentary reform
Cox Rachael House of Commons African parliaments; The relationship between the UK and African Commonwealth Parliaments; Legislative oversight of the extractive industries; UK aid policy; The relationship between the UK Government and countries receiving UK aid

 

Crisp Brian Washington University in St. Louis Legislative Politics; Electoral Systems; Interbranch Relations in Presidential Systems; Latin America (but not exclusively)
Crompton Adrian National Assembly of Wales  
Dafydd Einion Cardiff University Legislative Behaviour; Party Cohesion and Discipline; Political Representation; Political Parties
Damiani Roberta UCL Parliaments and bicameralism; Comparative politics; Italian politics
Daniels Stephen University of Liverpool Conservative Party, trade unions
Darfour Ernest University of Hull Legislatures and parliamentary institutions in africa; democratization; comparative legislatures; regional parliamentary institutions
Davis Fergal University of New South Wales, Australia Political Party Cohesion and Dissent; Political Rights Review; ‘New Commonwealth’ or ‘Dialogic’ Review; Deliberative Democracy; Trial by Jury
Defty Andrew University of Lincoln
Dickenson Nick University of Exeter Remuneration and Expenses; Ethics Regulation; Professionalization/Institutionalisation; Parliamentary Socialisation
Dixon Ruth Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford Process of legislation, Public administration, Civil servants and other public officials

 

Dodeigne Jérémy Université de Liège and Université catholique de Louvain Candidate selection; Legislative careers; Career patterns in multi-level systems; Parliamentary institutionalisation; Regional Parliaments
Dommett Katherine University of Sheffield
Donovan Mark Cardiff University Party systems; Italian government and politics
Dorey Pete Cardiff University Parliamentary Reform (particularly House of Lords); Select Committees; British Conservatism; Voting Behaviour
Dunleavy Patrick London School of Economics Parliamentary reform; Democratization of parliament; House of Lords reform and electoral systems for new Senate; Impact of electoral reform on MPs’ behaviour.
Dreyer Philipp London School of Economic Electoral rules, representation, coalition government, agenda setting
Egan Mark States of Jersey Historical development of parliaments; History of procedure; How Parliaments Work; Digital development
Ehsan Mohammad
Ejnar Hansen Martin Brunel University Parliamentary voting; Committees; Parliamentary parties; Constitutional convention; Denmark
Ellis Eloise University of East Anglia Constitutional Reform; Parliamentary Scrutiny; Select Committees; The UK & the EU
Escoda Gracia Antonio London Metropolitan University Political Parties

Human Rights Legislation; Public Policies; European Union and UK;  decision making processes

Evans Adam University of Cardiff
Evans Elizabeth University of Bristol Gender and politics; Political representation; Feminist movement (UK and US); Elections (UK and US); Political Parties (UK and US)
Evans Paul House of Commons
Ferry Maylis Sciences Po Bordeaux The production of norms through Parliament ; Memory issues ; The codification of the past as teaching contents ; History of slavery ; Comparative sociology
Field Bonnie Bentley University Political institutions, parliamentary politics, political parties, territorial politics, minority governments
Fielding Steven University of Nottingham
Finlayson Alan University of East Anglia Rhetoric – including Parliamentary rhetoric; The ‘concept’ of Parliament/Parliamentarism; Democratic Theory; The dissemination of political ‘ideas’ in and around Parliamentary and Party politics
Flinders Matthew University of Sheffield
Fowler Brigid Hansard Society UK Parliament and Brexit, parliamentary scrutiny of foreign policy
Fox Ruth Hansard Society
Fuller Liam University of Aberdeen
Gains Francesca University of Manchester Public Policy; Gender and policy; Regulation policies; Representation; Political management
Geddes Marc University of Edinburgh select committees, role conception, parliamentary scrutiny, interpretivism, evidence, scientific advice
Gilling Ana School of Politics, Victoria University of Wellington, NZ Gender, Parliament, political power, identity politics, feminist institutionalism
Goodwin Mark Cambridge University The UK Parliament; Public Policy in the UK; Public Administration in the UK; Schools policy; Human biotechnology policy
Gover Daniel QMU British Parliament
Green Jane University of Manchester joined online – emailed form 11/03
Greene Zachary
Griffiths Sue Global Partners Governance Parliaments; Parliamentary assistance; Political parties; Constitutions
Guven George Outreach and Engagement, UK Parliament Public engagement; Political participation; participatory democracy; Parliamentary procedure

 

Gwiazda Anna King’s College London European politics; Eastern Europe; Polish Parliament; democratic quality; women’s parliamentary representation
Hand Robert
Hayton Richard University of Leeds British politics; party politics; political leadership; national identity
Hazell Robert Constitution Unit Select Committees; The Judiciary and Parliament; Parliamentary scrutiny of senior public appointments; Reform of the House of Lords; Minority and coalition government
Herbert Stephen Scottish Parliament Parliamentary scrutiny; Devolution; Inter-governmental relations; Multi-level governance; Parliamentary Committees
Horne Alexander UK Parliament Parliament; Human Rights; Constitutional Law
Hudson Jennifer UCL Public opinion, campaigns and elections, candidates and MPs, party finance
Imrie Stephen Scottish Parliament Brexit; Intergovernmental Relations; Parliamentary procedures; Constitutional politics and devolution

 

Itzkovitch-Malka Reut The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Political parties; Party unity; Political representation; Electoral systems; Women representation
Jancic Davor Queen Mary, University of London National parliaments in the EU; European Parliament; US Congress; parliaments and foreign affairs; parliamentary diplomacy; EU and comparative constitutional law
James Toby University of East Anglia
Jeffery David Queen Mary University of London Conservative Party; Liverpool politics; British elections; British political history; Comparative politics
Jenny Marcelo University of Vienna Parliamentary politics; Parties; Electoral behaviour
John Peter University College London
Johnson Craig
Jones Andrew University of Leicester Coalition Politics; Bicameral Institutions; Comparative legislative studies; British Politics

 

Judge David University of Strathclyde Political representation, parliamentarism, parliamentary democracy, parliamentary challenges
Karemba Byron University of Leeds Constitutional Law; Constitutional Theory; Judicial/legislature Relationships; Legal Constitutionalism; UK Human Rights Law

 

Kelly James Concordia University Parliamentary bills of rights; Human rights scrutiny committees; Ministerial statements of compatibility/incompatibility
Kelly Richard House of Commons library Parliament; Members of Parliament; Parliamentary procedure; Parliamentary reform; Select committees
Kelso Alix University of Southampton
Kenny Caroline Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology The use of research in policy and practice; Parliament; Political analysis; British politics
Kilheeney Emma University of Manchester/Manchester Grammar School British Politics- Governance, Parliament, the Core Executive and Constitutional reform;  Irish and Northern Irish Politics;  Anglo-Irish relations
Kirkland Chris University of Liverpool British Elections; Sub-national Elections; British Political Parties; The British Labour Party.

 

Kitchen Ashley University of Westminster Political representation; Feminism; Violence against women; United Kingdom politics
Kjaer Ulrik University of Southern Denmark Political recruitment; Elite circulation; Local councils; Women in legislatures ; Committee assignments
Kolpinskaya Ekaterina University of Swansea Political representation; Parliamentary behaviour; British politics; Minority studies; Mixed methods
Korris Matt House of Lords Parliamentary procedures; Legislative process; Select committees; Parliamentary public engagement; Representation and the work of elected representatives;
Koss Michael Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich Agenda control, parliamentary procedure, parliamentary change
Kovács Attila Corvinus University of Budapest European Parliament; Amendment analysis, legislative influence; Co-decision procedure; EU inter-institutional relations; Common Agricultural Policy; EU agriculture
Krauss Ellis
Kumarasingham Harshan
Kuta Martin University of Economics, Prague Parliamentary politics, PPGs, Voting behaviour
Kwan Tommy SOAS, University of London  
Lahel Amarjit Aston University Political leadership; Political culture; Political institutions; Media; Ideology
Lawlor Andrea King’s Univeristy College, Western University Political institutions, Canadian/comparative public policy, media analysis, political methodology
Larkin Phil University of Canberra Parliament and policy process; Parliamentary committees; British parliament; Scottish parliament; Australian parliament
Laugharne Peter London Metropolitan University Legislative committees, legislatures and external expertise, legislative oratory, Twentieth Century British legislative history.
Laurence Smyth Liam House of Commons (UK) The legislative process, parliamentary privilege, international parliamentary strengthening
Lees-Marshment Jennifer
Leston-Bandeira Cristina University of Hull Parliament and citizens; Parliamentary public engagement; Comparative legislatures; Newly democratic parliaments
Lever Annabelle
Levy Gary Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario (Canada) parliamentary conventions; reform of upper house; electoral systems and referenda
Little Conor University of Copenhagen
Lowe David European Parliament Parliaments & Legislatures; Petitions and participatory democracy; European Politics; French Politics; Comparative Politics
MacCarthaigh Muiris Queens University Belfast Legislatures; Public administration; Irish Politics; Political-administrative relationships; Accountability Studies
Macgregor Steven University of Aberdeen Parliaments; Public Policy
Maclachlan Karolina
Macleod Iain
Madhava Manisha Jain University, Bangalore, India Parliament and Legislative Studies; Democracy; Electoral Studies
Maguire Daniel
Mann Daniel University of Leeds
Marcitllach Alejandro Olmos European Central Bank Disaffection between parliaments and citizens; Party discipline in parliamentary groups; Parliament vs. Government; Legislative vs. non legislative actions of parliaments; Expertise vs. lobby influence in Parliamentary Committees
Margaritis Konstantinos National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Constitutional Law; European Public Law; Mechanisms of Fundamental Rights’ Protection; Constitutional History
Martin Tristan Newcastle University UK Conservative Party in Westminster and European Parliaments;  European policy and Euroscepticism in Westminster/Brussels.; British Politics and European policy/integration.
Martin Shane University of Leicester Western European Parliaments; Legislative Organization; The Electoral Connection; Irish Politics
McGrath Francesca
McGrath Gareth
McNulty Tony Queen Mary University of London Elections; British, US and European Party Politics; Government and Governance; Leadership; Public Participation
Meakin Alexandra University of Sheffield UK Parliament – in particular internal governance, select committees and relationship between government and parliament.
Midgley Henry   Early modern Parliament- in particularly during the interregnum and reformation; Political theory of Parliamentary legislatures especially as they relate to conceptions of sovereignty eg through the thought of Hobbes; Parliamentary history (both medieval and modern); The actual operation of Parliament in particular select committees and their workings
Moore Alfred CRASSH, University of Cambridge Political theory
Deliberative democracy
Morgan David Open University UK Parliament; US Congress; Whips & Whipping Organisations; Congressional/Parliamentary Ethics
Moseley Alice University of Exeter, Dept of Politics Public Policy/ Public Administration; Democratic Renewal; Civic participation; Behaviour change; Organisation of public services
Mulley Jessica House of Commons Parliamentary history, buildings and behaviours; Parliamentary law, the sovereign and sovereignty; Parliamentary procedures; Parliament and the Courts; Parliaments, extra-parliamentary activity and national identities
Murphy Mary
Murray Rainbow Queen Mary University of London gender quotas, representation, France, parliamentary committees, parliamentary questions
Neal Andrew
Nemec Jan University of Economics, Prague, Department of Political Science & Parliamentary Institute, Office of the Chamber of Deputies, Parliament of the Czech Republic Legislative and parliamentary studies; Comparative politics; Latin American politics
Noble Ben   Authoritarian legislatures; Russian legislative politics; law-making

 

Norman Alex University of Leeds Subterritorial legislatures; The Concept of representation; Indigeneity; Canadian Politics.

 

Norton Philip University of Hull British Parliament – structures, procedures, behaviour; Comparative legislatures; UK Constitution; British Conservative Party
O’Grady Tom UCL Political economy, legislative studies; political behaviour; political parties

 

Onate Pablo University of Valencia, Spain Legislatures; Parliamentary elites; Political Parties; Political behavior
Or Nick (Hin-Kin) University of Southampton Public Policy; Policy Agendas; Legislative Politics; Time Series Data; Hong Kong
Owens John University of Westminster United States Congress; Legislative leadership; Legislative parties; Executive-legislative relations; Comparative legislative studies
Parlour Steve
Peacock Sophia University of Cambridge Localism; Defining democracy; Crisis; Reform; Urban space and planning
Peele Gillian
Partos Rebecca
Power Greg GP Governance Reform and Institutional change; Leg-Exec relations; Constituency Work & Representation; Oversight; Committees
Power Sam University of Sussex  

Political finance; Corruption; Institutionalism; Party politics; European politics

 

Prior Alex University of Leeds Political engagement; Young people in politics; Digital democracy; Parliamentary outreach & education; Political representation
Purvis Matthew House of Lords library British Politics and Constitution, Parliament, especially House of Lords
Ramos Vielba Irene
Raymond Chris Queens University, Belfast Voting behaviour; committees; MP-constituency links

 

Reid Chris Queen Mary, University of London Political rhetoric and oratory; Parliamentary oratory; Rhetorical culture of the eighteenth-century House of Commons
Reid Richard Australian National University House of Lords; Parliamentary Committees; Legislative Reform; Australian Parliament; Public Administration
Richards Dave University of Manchester State Transformation; Public Administration; Public Policy; Governance; Political Biography
Rice Claire Queens University, Belfast Public Accounts Committees, devolution, consociationalism, equality law, comparative constitutional law
Roulston Carmel University of Ulster Women in Politics; Gender issues in societies emerging from conflict.
Rouse Michelle Ulster University Feminist Institutionalism; Post conflict institutions; Gender and transitional justice; Gender and Institutional reform; Devolution and constitutional reform
Ruiz de Garibay Daniel
Rush Michael University of Exeter Political recruitment: socio-economic background & career patterns of MPs; History & development of Parliament; Legislative committees; Pressure politics and Parliament
Russell Meg University College London
Saalfeld Thomas University of Bamberg Parliamentary parties; representation; ethnic-minority MPs in Germany; parliamentary voting; executive-legislative relations
Sagarzazu Inaki University of Glasgow Political Parties; Political Communications; Legislative behavior; Latin American politics; Comparative politics
Saint Naomi Parliament’s Outreach Service, Houses of Parliament
Schonhardt-Bailey Cheryl LSE Oversight committees (US, UK), deliberation, monetary policy, automated textual analysis, political economy
Schwanholz Julia Department of Political Science, University of Goettingen, Germany Political Systems, Parliaments,New Media; Welfare States
Scully Roger Wales Governance Centre, Cardiff University Devolution; National Assembly for Wales; Political Representation; European Parliament
Seaward Paul History of Parliament Parliament and the History of Parliament; Political thought
Seo Dennis University of Exeter Legislative Organisation; Policy Impact of the Legislature; Legislative Staff; Legislative Process
Serban Ruxandra UCL Comparative legislative-executive relations; Parliamentary questions; Mixed methods research
Seyd Ben University of Kent Public attitudes to politicians and political institutions
Sheils Christopher St Columba’s College, St Albans

 

Northern Ireland Assembly; Dáil reform (Rep Ireland lower house); Select committees; House of Lords reform

 

Sheldon Jack Constitution Unit, UCL Options for an English Parliament, UK Parliament
Shenga Carlos Higher Institute of Public Administration (ISAP), Maputo, Mozambique Elections, democracy, legislative development, political institutions and governance
Shephard Mark University of Strathclyde Parliaments; Social media; Elections; Parties; Public Opinion
Silk Paul House of Commons [R] Scrutiny in Committee; Legislative process; Parliamentary Administration
Simson-Caird Jack University of Sussex Committees; The legislative process; Constitutional law; Legal advice in Parliament; Second chambers
Sledmore Stefan
Smith Donna The Open University Constitutional and voting reform (including notions of legitimacy); Voting records; Politics and media/privacy/press regulation
Smith Julie (Baroness Smith of Newham) POLIS Centre, University of Cambridge National Parliaments and the EU
European Parliament elections; Budgetary politics and legislatures; The UK’s relations with the EU

 

Smith Rodney
Snagovsky Feodor Australian National University Political careers, political staff, legislator party switching, ministerial appointment
Spary Carole University of Nottingham
Stafford Max University of Winchester Political Leadership; Women’s political issues and representation; Cities within International Relations; British Politics; Global Governance
Steinack Katrin
Stirbu Diana
Strelkov Alexander Maastricht University Parliamentary scrutiny of EU affairs; Inter-parliamentary cooperation; National parliaments and ENP
Stuart Mark University of Nottingham Parliamentary Voting Behaviour; British Political Parties; Political Biography; British Political History Since 1945; Legislatures
Tacea Angela Sciences Po Paris National parliaments and the European integration; Legislatures and public policy; Comparative institutional systems; Executive-legislative relation
Talbot Colin Universities of Cambridge and Manchester
Tassiopoulos Georges
Thomas Alys Research Service, National Assembly for Wales Providing specialist advice on the Assembly; devolution; the UK constitution; Welsh, UK and EU legislation; governance; subordinate legislation; elections; and referendums.
Thomas Owen
Thomas  Anja
Thomas Paul Carleton University Legislative studies; Cross-party cooperation; MP behaviour; Canadian politics; Religion and politics
Thompson Louise University of Surrey UK Parliament; Committees; Constitutional Reform; Engagement; British Politics
Thomson Jennifer QMU Gender, Northern  Ireland, British politics, Multi-level governance, anti-politics
Tibúrcio Tiago Centre for Research and Studies in Sociology – University Institute of Lisbon (CIES-IUL) Parliaments; Petitions; Political participation; Oversight powers
Ting Wang Leung London School of Economics Legislative Behaviour; Political Recruitment; Legislators’ Career Background
Turner Michael
Tutt Brian
Tuttnauer Or Hebrew University of Jerusalem Political Parties; Parliaments; Political Opposition; Electoral Politics
Vigour Cécile French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) / Sciences Po Bordeaux Emailed form 10/03
Walker Aileen Freelance consultant Public engagement, Parliamentary strengthening/assistance, Digital democracy
Watts Jake University of Sussex Parties; Democracy/Democratic Theory; British Politics; Party Organisation; The British Left
Weinberg Jeffrey
Weinberg James Sheffield University Personality in politics; Democracy and elections; Party politics
Weston Elin King’s College London The legislative process; human rights in the legislative process; the UK Parliament; constitutional law
Whitaker Richard Leicester University European Parliament, committees, national parties and European integration
Whiteley Paul
Wood Daniel Houses of Parliament Parliament: Public engagement in politics
Wood Matthew University of Sheffield Anti-politics; Digital democracy; Accountability; Political engagement; Legitimacy
Worthy Ben Birkbeck, University of London
Yong Ben University of Hull The executive; Parliament; Bureaucracy; Constitutional law; Sociology of organisations

 

Zisis Ioannis University of Hull Social Media & e-Deliberation; Online Participation & Citizen Representation; European Parliament & MEPs; Political Branding

 

Zwinkels Tomas ICS / University of Groningen political careers; political networks; longitudinal statistics; political sociology