Kate Mattocks
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Personal profile


I am a political scientist interested, broadly, in the politics of public policy and decision-making. I’m particularly interested in cultural policy, especially as it relates to issues of cultural identity and cultural diversity. I also research academic labour, particularly that of early career academics.

Professional Activities

Trustee, Political Studies Association (2018-2021)
Equality, diversity & inclusion committee member, Political Studies Association (2021-present)
Associate editor, British Journal of Canadian Studies

Academic Background

PhD, University of London
MSc, University of Glasgow
BA, McGill University

Key Research Interests

Public policy, cultural policy, policy-making in Canada, policy-making in the European Union, policy learning and change, gender and diversity in public policy, academic labour