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Dr Emily Robinson

Post:Senior Lecturer in Politics (Politics)

Telephone numbers
UK:01273 678952
International:+44 1273 678952

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Emily was awarded her PhD by the University of London in 2010 and has since held fellowships at the universities of Nottingham and East Anglia. She is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, a convenor of the Modern British History seminar series at the Institute for Historical Research and a Commissioning Editor of Renewal.

Before beginning her academic career, Emily was a think-tank researcher, specialising in democratic and constitutional reform. Her first degree was in History from Christ's College, Cambridge.


Emily Robinson joined the University of Sussex as a Lecturer in Politics in July 2013. She organises Politics Wednesdays and is the Politics Student Liaison Officer and Careers Officer. She also works with the Widening Participation team.

Within Sussex, Emily organises a research network on Languages of British Populism and a research cluster on the Politics of Temporality. Please get in touch if you are interested in joining either of these. She is also a member of the Centre for Intellectual History.