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Dr Andrew Crines BA, PhD, FHEA, FRHistS

Lecturer in British Politics Politics


Personal Statement

I joined the Department of Politics as a Lecturer in British Politics in September 2015. Prior to joining I was a Research Fellow at the University of Leeds in Rhetoric and Oratory. I completed my PhD at the University of Huddersfield in 2011 under the supervision of Emeritus Professor of British Politics, Brendan Evans.

In 2017 I won the Richard Rose Prize for making a distinctive contribution towards the study of British Politics. I am also the co-convenor (with Tim Heppell, Leeds) of the PSA Politics and History Group. I am a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, and also a Fellow of the HEA having completed a qualification in Professional Higher Education Practice. I regularly tweet at @AndrewCrines.

I am enthusiastic to supervise promising doctoral candidates in the areas of British politics; oratory/rhetoric (broadly defined and applied); party leadership and ideology; parliamentary studies.

Personal Distinctions

  • Richard Rose Prize 2017 (Political Studies Association 2017)
  • Public Lecture (Invitation to Speak, Liverpool Museum 2017)
  • Learning and Teaching Team Award (University of Liverpool 2017)
  • Europe & the World: Contribution to Public Engagement (University of Liverpool 2016)

Administrative Roles

  • HLC Assessment Lead
  • Director of Studies (Undergraduate)
  • Co-convenor of the Political Studies Association Politics and History Group

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