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Professor Andrew Russell BA, MA, PhD

Professor of Politics: Head of Department Politics


Personal Statement

Andrew Russell is the new Head of Department for Politics at the University of Liverpool.Andrew on BBC Breakfast

Andrew previously worked at
1994 -2017 University of Manchester, Lecturer, Senior Lecturer (2004), Professor (2011) and Head of Politics at Manchester (2012-2015).
1993-1994 University of Leeds, Lecturer in Politics
1990-1991 Loughborough University, Temporary Lecturer in Politics
1989-1990 University of Sheffield, Research Assistant on the ESRC funded project “North-South, Urban-Rural - the Post-1955 Electoral Geography of Britain”

He is best known for his work on political parties and electoral engagement.

He has an established media profile, and is a regular contributor to among other outlets BBC Breakfast, Sunday Politics and BBC Radio 5 Live.Andrew on BBC Breakfast II January 28 2017

Prizes or Honours

  • Sir Bernard Crick Outstanding Teaching Prize (Political Studies Association , 2012)