Nick Lewis

Nick Lewis

PhD Candidate

Department of Government

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Key Expertise
Political behaviour, Computational methods, Political communication, Media

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

Research interests

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

Teaching record

  • GV101 - Introduction to Political Science
  • PP478E - Political Science and Public Policy