#32677 Overall Influence

Sarah Birch

American political scientist and academic

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Sarah Birch is professor of political science at King’s College in London. She earned a B.A. in comparative literature from Dartmouth College, an M.Phil in European literature and D.Phil from University of Oxford. She then pivoted to politics, earning a M.A. in political behavior and a Ph.D from the University of Essex.

She is known for her work in comparative politics, working her way from lecturer, to reader, and finally professor of politics at the University of Essex. She went on to become the Chair of Comparative Politics at the University of Glasgow and later, Director of Research for King’s College in London’s Department of Political Economy. She is an Associate Fellow of the Institute of Public Policy Research and a fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and the British Academy.

Birch co-wrote a book about politics in 2015, titled, Ethics and Integrity in British Politics: How Citizens Judge their Politicians’ Conduct and Why It Matters. Her research interests have included ethical reasoning in politics, electoral malfeasance and manipulation, corruption, and perceptions of the environment. She most recently published a paper titled, “Who are the targets of familial electoral coercion? Evidence from Turkey”, written with E. Toros.

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Sarah Birch, is an American political scientist and academic, specialising in comparative politics. Since 2016, she has been Professor of Political Science at King's College London. She had taught at the University of Essex between 1996 and 2013, and held the Chair of Comparative Politics at the University of Glasgow between 2013 and 2016.

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University of Essex
University of Essex

University in Essex, United Kingdom

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University of London
University of London

Federal research university in London, England

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Dartmouth College
Dartmouth College

University and liberal arts college in Hanover, New Hampshire, United States

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University of Oxford
University of Oxford

Collegiate research university in Oxford, England

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University of Glasgow
University of Glasgow

University located in Glasgow, Scotland, founded in 1451

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#305 World Rank
Political Science