My research has appeared in academic journals and other formats. I was also the principal investigator of the 2019 Cooperative Australian Election Survey. The largest election study conducted in Australia to date, this was a $140,000 survey of 10,000 Australians conducted during the 2019 federal election involving 10 researchers from five universities.
Negative Campaigning, Issue Salience and Vote Choice: Assessing the Effects of the Australian Labor Party’s 2016 ‘Mediscare’ Campaign | Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties (with Andrea Carson and Aaron Martin) – 2019. Read here.
Electoral reform and voters’ behaviour in Australia and New Zealand | Political Science (with Svitlana Chernykh, Benjamin E. Goldsmith, Leonie Huddy, Aaron Martin) – 2019. Read here.
Support for minor parties in Australia: Economic insecurity versus issue representation |Australian Social Attitudes IV: Australia in an age of insecurity – 2018. Read here.
Public opinion and policy responsiveness in Australia: The case of same-sex marriage | Australian Journal of Political Science (with Andrea Carson and Yannick Dufresne) – 2018. Read here.
Interest aggregators, not office chasers: Evidence for party convergence and divergence in Australia | Australian Journal of Political Science – 2017. Read here.
Coherent or Confused? A Cross-National Analysis of the Populist Radical Right Ideology Amongst Voters | Under Review (with Glenn Kefford).
Policy representation and political trust: Evidence from Australia | Under Review (with Aaron Martin).
Other select research and analysis
Red is the new black | Support for and attitudes towards socialism in Australia and the United States (with Simon Jackman) – 2019. Read here.
Very legal and very cool | Public opinion on Trump, Russia and the Mueller investigation – 2019. Read here.
Attitudes towards key issues in Australia and the United States | Americans are divided over President Trump’s hardball tactics over trade with China as the tariff war threatens to spill into next year – 2018. Read here.
The issues driving midterm voters | Donald Trump, healthcare and immigration are the most important issues for Americans going into the November midterm elections- 2018. Read here.
Anxiety in Australia and America | Australians as anxious about healthcare costs as Americans, more anxious about climate change – 2018. Read here.
A matter of trust |Compared to Australia, the United States has a trust problem – 2018. Read here.
I have held government and media relations rolls, and provided statistical and political consulting services for political campaigns, trade unions and industry associations. To find out more, contact me.