Rob is a British-born, Australian-raised political scientist. He is a researcher at The Swinburne Institute for Social Research, Swinburne University of Technology, has taught introductory political theory, Australian politics and 20th century history, and formerly worked at the Electoral Regulation Research Network. His research interests include the demography of electoral participation and the role of political parties in the electoral reform process.


  • 2010–present
    Researcher, Swinburne University of Technology
  • 2012–2013
    Editor, Electoral Regulation Research Network
  • 2011–2013
    Lecturer & Tutor, Swinburne University of Technology


  • 2009 
    Swinburne University of Technology, Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

Research Areas

  • Political Science (1606)
  • Australian Government And Politics (160601)