Dr Sarah Harrison

Dr Sarah Harrison

Assistant Professorial Research Fellow

Department of Government

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Key Expertise
Electoral Psychology

About me

Dr Harrison’s research on political psychology, extreme right politics, and youth political behaviour has resulted in recent publications including an article in Nature Human Behaviour (2016), co-authored articles (American Behavioural Scientist, Comparative Political Studies) and co-authored books including Youth Participation in Democratic Life (2015) Mapping Extreme Right Ideology (2011). This research has been recognised by awards and recommendations from the ESRC and the political psychology section of APSA. Her collaborative research on electoral psychology was merited by the Market Research Society for the Best International Research Award.


Research interests

  • Electoral psychology
  • Electoral ergonomics
  • Electoral behaviour
  • Political parties
  • Youth participation
  • Right-wing extremism
  • Protest voting

Selected publications