Department of Political Science



In response to Covid-19 and the requirement to work remotely, the best method of contacting members of staff is via email. Email addresses can be found on all staff pages but if you have any questions, please contact spp@ucl.ac.uk.

With over seventy people making up the Department of Political Science including academic, teaching, and research staff, professional services, and MPhil/PhD students, the Department has an impressive research portfolio and teaching programme. We are independent and non-partisan, and the centre of a wide network of national and international experts.


Professional Services

The professional services team lead on matters related to admissions and progression, undergraduate and postgraduate programme administration, human resources, finance and procurement, communications, events, and office support.

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MPhil/PhD Students

Our MPhil/PhD students are a core part of the Department and their research interests boast a wide range of topics.


Visiting Professors and Honorary Staff

The Department of Political Science appoints visiting professors whose achievements in political science enable them to contribute to the Department’s research and events.