Kate Mattocks
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Personal profile


I study the politics of public policy and decision-making. My research interests include:

  • policy learning and change
  • public sector experimentation and innovation
  • cultural policy
  • media regulation
  • gender and public policy
  • academic labour 

Academic Background

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

Areas of Expertise

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

Teaching Interests

2023/4 teaching:
Public Management (graduate)
Media & Cultural Policy (undergraduate)

Administrative Posts

Course Director, Politics and media/culture BA & MA degrees

External positions

Trustee, Political Studies Association