Professor Christina Boswell FBA
About this Fellow
Theories of public policy, the role of knowledge in policy and politics, governance and performance measurement, UK and EU immigration and asylum policy
- Professor of Politics, University of Edinburgh
- Dean of Research, University of Edinburgh
- Lecturer and Senior Lecturer in Politics, University of Edinburgh, 2006 - 2011
- Post-doctoral Fellow, Hamburg Institute of International Economics and University of Hamburg, 2001 - 2006
The impacts of gender on politics: the political representation of women, the selection of candidates for elected office, the roles of women in political parties and comparative European equality policies.
Political theory; democratic theory, early modern theories of an original contract and contemporary contract theory, feminist theory, critical race theory, citizenship and the welfare state.
Historical sociology of 20th century Britain; the new middle classes, the changing nature of attachments to locality and place, the relationship between cultural inequalities and social class.
Public policy; public choice; the history and politics of Union since 1707; fiscal federalism; Scottish, French and American Enlightenment thought; electoral systems and social choice