School of Politics and International Relations

Organisers EPOP 2020

EPOP 2020 is organised by:


Dr Javier Sajuria

Javier obtained his MSc and PhD from the Department of Political Science, University College London, with a thesis studying the role of online social capital on electoral behaviour. He also holds a law degree (J.D.) from PUC Chile. Currently, Javier is the Principal Investigator of Candidaturas Chile, co-Investigator of the ESRC SDAI funded project “Out of Touch and Out of Time?” and Editor in Chief of Politics.

Dr Ksenia Northmore-Ball

Ksenia has joined Queen Mary in 2018. Previously she held a British Academy Post-doctoral Research Fellowship at the University of Nottingham. She has received her MPhil and DPhil from the University of Oxford and her BA in Political Science and Russian from Boston College, MA USA.

Dr Stijn van Kessel

Dr Stijn van Kessel joined Queen Mary in September 2017. Previously, he was Lecturer in Politics at Loughborough University (2012-2017). Between October 2013 and September 2015 he was based at the Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, Germany, to carry out a postdoctoral research project funded by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. He also held visiting research positions at the University of Leuven in Belgium (2016) and the WZB Berlin Social Science Center in Germany (2019), as well as visiting teaching positions in the Netherlands at the Radboud University Nijmegen and the VU University Amsterdam (2011-2012).