Welcome to my website!

I am an Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in Quantitative Political Science in the Department of Politics & International Relations at the University of Southampton.

I work in comparative politics with a general interest in political sociology and political party competition. I have a number of peer-reviewed publications focused on election campaigns, political behaviour, public opinion and party competition.

My academic work can be found in journals such as Political Psychology, the Journal of European Public Policy, the European Journal of Political Research, and European Union Politics amongst others.

I tweet at @turnbulldugarte, my full academic profile is available on ORCiD  ORCID iD icon& reviewer experience is summarised on Publons

My most recent publication:
When the US far-right sneezes, the European far-right catches a cold. Quasi-experimental evidence of electoral contagion from Spain. Electoral Studies. [paper]- with Jose Rama

My latest working papers:
1. Public support for surrogacy. Experimental evidence of homonegative discrimination and parasocial contact
2. Barely a ripple in the sea: EU COVID relief failed to change citizen attitudes. – with Daniel Devine & Barbara Krumpholz
3. Selecting on the professor? A conjoint experiment on gender and racial biases at the doorway to the political science classroom.

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