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Matthew Goodwin

Matthew Goodwin

London, UK

Professor of Political Science, University of Kent

Senior Fellow at the Economic and Social Research Council

Author, Revolt on the Right: Explaining Public Support for the Radical Right in Britain (2015)

Matthew Goodwin is an academicwriter and speaker known for his work on Britain and Europe, political volatility and risk, populism, Brexit and elections. He is Professor of Politics at Rutherford College, University of Kent, Senior Visiting Fellow at the Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House and Senior Fellow with the UK In a Changing Europe academic programme.

Matthew is the author of six books, including the 2015 Political Book of the Year and the new National Populism: The Revolt Against Liberal Democracy (Penguin). He has consulted more than 200 organizations, from the Prime Minister’s Office in the United Kingdom to the President of Germany, U.S. State Department, European Commission and dozens of financial and legal firms.

He appears frequently in international media, including BBC News, Financial Times, New York Times and Politico. He lives in London and tweets @GoodwinMJ.

Our Comment

"Matthew is on of the UK's leading political commentators. Recently appointed Senior Fellow at the Economic and Social Research Council to analyse the referendum, Matthew is able to offer the inside track on the campaigns, the electorate and voting forecasts."

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