Regius Professor of Political Science, University of Essex

Professor David Sanders is the UK’s first Regius Professor of Political Science. He co-edited the top UK political science journal, the British Journal of Political Science, between 1990 and 2008.

He is a Fellow of the British Academy and received a Special Recognition Award from the Political Studies Association in 2012. From 2000-2012 he was a Principal Investigator for the British Election Study.

His current areas of research include political participation; election forecasting; the politics of the UK public sector; and measuring and assessing European citizenship.

Experience

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    Regius Professor of Political Science, University of Essex