Doctoral Researcher in Political Science, Royal Holloway

Rakib Ehsan is a doctoral researcher at Royal Holloway. He is investigating how the ethnic composition of social networks and patterns of interethnic interactions are related to generalised social trust, political-institutional trust, and self-identification within UK ethnic minorities. His PhD is funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).

Professionally, he has worked as a University Seminar Tutor, with a property & development communications consultancy, a criminal justice charity, and the Liberal Democrats.


  • –present
    Doctoral Researcher - specialising in ethnic minority socio-political attitudes and behaviour in the UK., Royal Holloway


  • 2013 
    Royal Holloway, University of London, Pass with Distinction - MSc Democracy, Politics and Governance