Electoral behaviour; electoral systems; social and political attitudes in Scotland in particular, Britain as a whole, and comparatively; survey research methods
Professor Simon Hix FBA
About this Fellow
Comparative democratic institutions & processes, especially voting in legislatures & electoral systems; & European Union politics, especially the European Parliament & European Parliament elections.
- Harold Laski Professor of Political Science, London School of Economics
Comparative European politics & European integration; territorial politics & federalism, nationalism & the management of nationality issues; public policy; approaches & methods in the social sciences.
Politics in the Middle East, particularly in Iraq & Egypt; Islamic political thought; the relationship between art & power in the Middle East.
My research interests involve examining the nature & significance of political participation, particularly electoral participation, & also in understanding the causes & effects of public opinion on politics.