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Professor Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer Hudson
Head of Department & Professor of Political Behaviour

Room: 1.04, 29/30 Tavistock Sq.
Tel: 020 7679 4781 (x24781)
Emailjennifer.hudson@ucl.ac.uk
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Biography

Jennifer Hudson is Professor of Political Behaviour and Head of Department of Political Science/School of Public Policy at University College London (UCL). She is the Director of the Development Engagement Lab (DEL), a multi-country research programme working in partnership with over 30 international development NGOs and government ministries to analyse and understand public support for aid and sustainable development. 

Professor Hudson earned a PhD (MA) in Political Science from the University of California Riverside, and a MA in Social Science from California State University, San Bernardino.

Research

She has published on a wide range of topics analysing elite and mass political behaviour, including public opinion and engagement with development; support for foreign aid; and parliamentary campaigns and elections. Jennifer’s research has been funded by the Gates Foundation, Economic and Social Research Council, Danish Council for Independent Research, Nuffield Foundation and Leverhulme Trust.

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