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Dr Raul Gomez Martinez BA(Law), BA(Politics), PGCHE, MA, MRes, PhD

Senior Lecturer Politics


Personal Statement

Raul Gomez received his PhD from the European University Institute in Social and Political Sciences. He also holds a Masters degree (DEA) in Political Theory, Democratic Theory and Public Administration (UAM), an MA in Social Sciences (Juan March Institute) and an MRes in Political and Social Sciences (EUI).

Raul is interested in a wide range of topics in the areas of comparative public opinion, voting behaviour, political parties, and quantitative methods. Most of his current research revolves around voting support for radical left parties, left-wing populism and gender & politics. Currently, he is co-authoring a book with Luis Ramiro (UNED) on radical left voters in Western Europe.

Raul is available to supervise or co-supervise empirical research in the following areas: comparative politics, voting behaviour, public opinion, political parties, populism, gender differences in political attitudes/behaviour, and attitudes towards the EU.

Many of Raul's papers are available for download at Researchgate.

Personal Distinctions

  • Shortlisted for the Alan Beeston Early Career Researcher of the year award (University of Liverpool 2017)
  • Faculty Teaching and Learning Award (University of Liverpool 2017)
  • Teaching and Learning Fellowship (jointly with Dr Nicholas Lees) (Competitive Fellowship, University of Liverpool 2016)

Administrative Roles

  • Research Environment Officer (Politics Department)
  • Academic Lead for International Opportunities (Politics Department)
  • Co-coordinator of the Political Studies Association Quantitative Methods Teaching Network 2016-2018 (PSA QMTN)

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