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Professor Susan Banducci

Ph.D. (University of California, Santa Barbara)


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Telephone: 01392 723165

Professor and Director of the Exeter Q-Step Centre

My research interests are in the areas of comparative political behaviour, media and political communication. I am the director of the Exeter Q-Step Centre working, along with a £1.44million investment from Nuffield, ESRC and Hefce and four new lecturers, toward advancing quantitative methods in the social sciences. I am a member of the Centre for Elections, Media and Participation

My current projects include:

Principal Investigator. ”Measuring Information Exposure in Dynamic and Dependent Networks (ExpoNet) [with Travis Coan, Hywel Williams, Lorien Jasny and Gabriel Katz]. Economic & Social Research Council. £635,000. 2016-19.

Co-Investigator. Gender, Campaign Coverage, and Mobilisation Effects (PI Maarja Luhiste with Laura Sudulich). British Academy Small Grant. £10,000.

Co-investigator. “Media in Context and the 2015 General Election: How Traditional and Social Media Shape Elections and Governing”. With Dan Stevens (PI), Gabriel Katz and Travis Coan. Economic & Social Research Council. £315,000.  2015-2016.

Principal Investigator/Project Coordinator. Industry and Doctoral Training in Vote Advice Applications VOTEADVICE  2014-2018. Marie Curie European Industrial Doctorate. European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme [Section: People]. £609,000.