Director of the Global Institute for Women’s Leadership & Professor of Politics, King's College London

Professor Rosie Campbell is Professor of Politics and Director of the Global Institute for Women’s Leadership. Prior to joining King’s in 2018 she held positions at Birkbeck and UCL. She has recently written on barriers to participation in politics, gendered patterns of support for the populist radical right and what voters want from their elected representatives. Her publications cover the subjects of voting behaviour, public opinion, the politics of diversity and political recruitment. She is the principle investigator of the ESRC funded Representative Audit of Britain, which surveyed all candidates standing in the 2015 and 2017 British General Elections, and co-investigator of a Leverhulme funded study of British parliamentary candidates and MPs from 1945-2015.

She has co-authored reports for the Fawcett Society, The Expert Panel on Electoral Reform for the Welsh Assembly, the EHRC, BBC Radio Four’s Woman’s Hour, The Electoral Commission, The Fabian Women’s Network and The Hansard Society.

Rosie has presented four episodes of BBC Radio Four’s Analysis on 'How Voters Decide', how we judge politicians’ authenticity, 'tearing up the politics textbooks' and the Conservative party’s problem with BAME voters- 'Operation Tory Black Vote.'

Experience

  • 2018–present
    Professor of Politics, King's College London
  • 2016–2018
    Professor of Politics, Birkbeck, University of London