Dr Robin Pettitt is Senior Lecturer at Kingston University - London. He specialises in the internal life of political parties and is currently writing a book on how parties recruit and retain their activists.
Dr Pettitt's main area of expertise the role of members in the internal life of political parties; including policy making and campaigning. He has published on party conferences, internal political marketing, and the rhetoric of party leaders.
Dr Pettitt teaches on British politics, with an emphasis on 'authentic assessment' that replicates 'real life' tasks in politics; and research methods.