Patrick is an Associate Lecturer in Data Analysis at the Exeter Q-Step Centre. He teaches programming and coding for social science research at undergraduate level. Patrick's research interests surround the politics of ethnic minority and immigrant origin groups: specifically their descriptive representation, policymaking concerning their rights and integration, and public opinion. He uses a variety of methodological techniques and contributes to onging methodological debates on the measurement of public opinion and time series analysis. Outside of academic work, Patrick is also a consultant psephologist, and works annually on BBC Election programmes as part of the exit poll and results analysis team led by Professor Sir John Curtice.
Descriptive Representation; Public Opinion; Methods