Alia Middleton

Dr Alia Middleton


Lecturer in Politics, Co-Director of The Centre for Britain and Europe (CBE) and Undergraduate Admissions Tutor
MA (Hons) Politics, University of Edinburgh; MSc (Research), Edinburgh; PhD (Politics), Edinburgh
+44 (0)1483 682120

University roles and responsibilities

  • UG Admissions Tutor

    My qualifications

    MA (Hons) in Politics
    University of Edinburgh
    MSc (Research) in Politics
    University of Edinburgh
    PhD in Politics
    University of Edinburgh

    Affiliations and memberships

    Member of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties Specialist Group
    Member of Political Leaders Specialist Group
    Member of Political Studies Association
    Member of Young People's Politics Specialist Group

    Research

    Research interests

    Indicators of esteem

    • Shaw McFie Lang Scholarship winner 2011

      Recent conference presentations include:

      Middleton, A. ‘Strategising the 2017 Campaign’. Paper presented at Elections, Public Opinion and Parties Specialist Group Conference, Nottingham, Sept 2017

      Middleton, A. ‘More Than a Vote on the Government? The changing nature of by-elections in the UK political systems.’ Paper presented at Elections, Public Opinion and Parties Specialist Group Conference, Kent, Sept 2016

      Middleton, A. ‘Leader Visits at the 2015 General Election: the strange case of Sturgeon’. Paper presented at Political Studies Association Annual Conference, Brighton, March 2016.

      Middleton, A. ‘Candidates, Local Connections and Retirement Slumps at UK General Elections’. Paper presented at Elections, Public Opinion and Parties Specialist Group Conference, Cardiff, Sept 2015

       

      My teaching

      My publications

      Publications

      Jeffery, C. and Middleton, A. (2013). 'Germany'. in Schakel, A. and Dandoy, R. (eds.) Regional and National Elections in Western Europe. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan
      Middleton, A. (2015). 'The Effectiveness of Leaders Visits at the 2010 UK General Election'. British Journal of Politics and International Relations, 17 (2), pp. 244-259. doi: 10.1111/1467-856X.12061
      Johnson, C. and Middleton, A. (2016). ‘Junior Coalition Parties in the British Context: Explaining the Liberal Democrat Collapse at the 2015 UK General Election.’ Electoral Studies 43 (3) pp.63-71 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.electstud.2016.05.007
      Middleton, A. (2018). 'The Personal Vote, Electoral Experience and Local Connections: explaining retirement underperformance at UK elections 1987-2010'. Politics. journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/0263395718754717
      Middleton, A. (2018). "For the many, not the few"?: strategising the campaign trail at the 2017 UK general election. Parliamentary Affairs
      Middleton, A. (2019). ‘The United Kingdom’. European Journal of Political Research – Political Data Yearbook 2019.
      Middleton, A. (2019). ‘All Aboard? Scottish and Welsh multi-level voting; competence, leadership and blame-attribution’. Regional and Federal Studies.
      Middleton, A. (2021). Communicating and Strategising Leadership in British Elections. Palgrave Macmillan