PhD, Department of Government, University of Essex, 2008
MA European Politics, University of Essex, 2001
BA Politics, University of Essex, 2000

Other training

Various courses undertaken at the Essex University Summer School in Social Science Data Analysis


2012-            Lecturer in European Politics, Department of European & International Studies, King’s College London
2011-2012    ESRC Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Politics, University of Sussex
2009-2011   Research and Policy Analyst, Resolution Foundation
2008-2009  Senior Research Executive, Ipsos MORI
2004-2008  Research Manager, Galahad SMS Ltd
2003-2004  Associate Tutor, Department of Government, University of Essex

Research funding

British Academy/Leverhulme, Small Grant, £10,000 (with Dr. Sabina Avdagic, University of Sussex)
King’s College London, Faculty Research Fund, £10,000
Economic and Social Research Council, Postdoctoral Fellowship, £81,000
Economic and Social Research Council, PhD studentship, £35,000
Economic and Social Research Council, MA studentship, £9,000
Youth Justice Board, policy evaluation, £250,000

Administrative roles

King’s College London:

  • Exam Board Chair
  • Programme convenor – BA European Politics
  • Admissions tutor (acting)
  • Member of Departmental Education Committee
  • Member of Staff-Student Liaison Committee
  • Website co-ordinator