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Professor of Political Science, University of Birmingham

David Cutts is a Professor in Political Science with a particular interest in electoral and political behaviour, party and political campaigning, political and civic engagement, party competition and methods for modelling political behaviour. He has published numerous articles in leading journals including the American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Politics, European Journal of Political Research and the British Journal of Political Science.

He is currently writing a number of books – the Liberal Democrats; PSOE and Podemos; Social theories of turnout and voting together – and working on numerous other projects (with colleagues) on political ambition, the radical right and party campaigning to name but a few. From July 2017, Prof Cutts will be the joint lead editor of Political Studies Review. He is also an Associate Fellow at Chatham House on the Europe Programme.


  • –present
    Reader in Political Science, University of Bath