Alia Middleton

Dr Alia Middleton


Lecturer in Politics
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.