Nick Lewis

Nick Lewis

PhD Candidate

Department of Government

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Key Expertise
Political behaviour, Political communication, Quantitative text analysis

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, the motivations behind online political self-censorship, and the agenda-setting power of politicians on digital platforms.

Research interests

  • Political behaviour
  • Quantitative text analysis
  • Computational social science
  • Political communication
  • Political polarisation, nationalism and populism

Teaching record

GV101 - Introduction to Political Science