Revolt on the Right


(Dr) Matthew Goodwin is an academic who specialises in the study of elections, political parties and public opinion. A political scientist by training, Matthew is Associate Professor in the School of Politics and International Relations at the University of Nottingham and Associate Fellow at the Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House. Matthew has also held positions at the Universities of Manchester and Bath.

He has undertaken numerous research projects on issues such as British elections, public opinion toward immigration, right-wing extremism, Euroscepticism and political campaigns. He holds
 a B.A., M.A. and PhD in Political Science, was an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Postdoctoral Fellow and was also seconded to a government department as an ESRC Knowledge Exchange Fellow. In 2014 Matthew was awarded the Richard Rose prize by the Political Studies Association for his contribution to research.

Matthew has published numerous books, academic articles and policy reports. He also values wider public engagement, having worked with more than 100 non-academic organisations including the Central Intelligence Agency, European Parliament, Council of Europe,(UK Home Office, Government Office for Science, the Department for Communities and Local Government, and many more. He is also a frequent contributor to national and international media, including The Guardian, Sky News, BBC Radio 4, and many others.

To contact Matt:

Dr Matthew Goodwin
School of Politics and International Relations
Law and Social Sciences Building 
University of Nottingham 
University Park 
NG7 2RD 

Twitter: @GoodwinMJ

Mobile: 07929 045857