Harrison, Sarah

Dr Sarah Harrison  


Position held

Research Officer


Experience keywords:

elections; electoral psychology; european identity; extreme right politics; political parties; public opinion and electoral behaviour; research methodology; youth participation

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Sarah has published widely in the fields of elections, political behaviour, political psychology, public opinion, and the extreme right. She has authored several books and numerous articles in leading political science journals. She currently works as research officer on a large scale project on electoral psychology that is directed by Dr Michael Bruter. Other research projects have focused on European identity, political participation, elections and campaigns and extreme right politics. She has also recently engaged in several consultancy projects.

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Countries and regions to which research relates:

Australia; Europe; New Zealand; UK; USA


German [Spoken: Intermediate, Written: Intermediate]

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+44 (0)20 7955 6547



Cammaerts, Bart and Bruter, Michael and Banaji, Shakuntala and Harrison, Sarah and Anstead, Nick (2015) Youth participation in democratic life: stories of hope and disillusion Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, Hampshire . ISBN 9781137540201

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Honorable Mention Award in Best PhD Dissertation in APSA Political Psychology Section; Shortlisted for Michael Young ESRC award for initiative on youth participation ESRC; SSWEP - Outstanding Achievement Award for Placement at NESTA

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