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Stuart Wilks-Heeg

Head of Politics, University of Liverpool

Stuart joined the University of Liverpool in 2002 as a Lecturer in Social Policy. He was promoted to Senior Lecturer in 2010 and became Head of the Department of Politics in 2014. He is recognised as a leading expert on the UK democratic process, particularly with regard to issues associated with the mechanics of the electoral process. Stuart frequently provides UK political commentary and analysis for newspapers and broadcasters regionally, nationally and internationally. He also contributes to a range of leading political blogs, and tweets on UK politics @stuartwilksheeg


  • 2014–present
    Head of Politics, University of Liverpool


  • 2004 
    University of Liverpool, PhD Politics

Professional Memberships

  • Political Studies Association