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Professor Stuart Wilks-Heeg BSc (Econ), MSc (Econ), PhD

Professor of Politics Politics


Personal Statement

Stuart joined the University of Liverpool in 2002 as a Lecturer in Social Policy. He was promoted to Senior Lecturer in 2010 and moved to the Department of Politics in 2014, serving as Head of Department from 2014-17. Stuart was promoted to Reader in Politics in 2014 and to Professor of Politics in 2022. He is recognised as a leading expert on the UK democratic process, particularly with regard to issues associated with the mechanics of the electoral process, and served as a special advisor to the House of Lords Select Committee on the Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013. Stuart frequently provides UK political commentary and analysis for newspapers and broadcasters regionally, nationally and internationally. He can be found on Twitter @stuartwilksheeg