Elected: 2019
Discipline: Economics and Social Sciences
Professor Richard Rose FBA FRSE

Professor and Director, Centre for the Study of Public Policy, University of Strathclyde.

Professor Richard Rose is a pioneer in the comparative study of public policy, by applying quantitative and qualitative methods to problems of governance within the United Kingdom, across Western, Central and Eastern Europe, the United States and Asia. Fields covered include: public opinion, parties and elections; presidents and prime ministers; the political economy of the growth of government; democratisation; and corruption. Currently he is working on problems of representing citizens within the United Kingdom and within the member states of the European Union. He has been a Professor of Politics in Scotland for over 50 years as well as holding visiting posts across Europe and the United States.