Nick Lewis

Nick Lewis

PhD Candidate

Department of Government

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Key Expertise
Political communication, Political behaviour, Experimental methods

About me

Thesis: 'Do social media create bias in democratic deliberation?'

I’m addressing this overarching idea through a paper-based thesis which examines the role of rhetoric used by political elites, online polarisation, motivations behind online political self-censorship, and the persuasive power of influential online figures.

Research interests

  • Political communication
  • Political behaviour
  • Experimental methods
  • Text analysis

Teaching record

  • GV101: Introduction to Political Science
  • PP478E: Political Science and Public Policy
  • PP4J1E: Public Opinion and Public Policy