Professor of Electoral Geography, University of Sheffield
Charles Pattie is a graduate of the Universities of Glasgow (BSc Geography, First Class Hons), and Sheffield (PhD). After completing his PhD studentship, he was employed as a researcher at the University of Sheffield for three years before being appointed in 1989 to a lectureship in Geography at the University of Nottingham. In 1994 he returned to Sheffield as a Senior Lecturer in Geography, was promoted to a Readership in 1999, and to a personal Chair in 2000.
His research interests revolve around electoral geography; electoral redistricting; parties and party campaigning; citizenship and participation; and the politics of devolution in the UK.
The UK general election called for December 12 2019 raises important issues regarding who is entitled to vote, who will be able to vote and where they will vote. The electoral roll, which lists everyone eligible to...
Polling organisation YouGov has caused a stir with its latest findings, which appear to defy practically everyone elses 2017 general election forecasts. Analysis of its survey data suggested Theresa Mays Conservative...