Nicholas Dickinson



College: College of Social Sciences and International Studies
Discipline: Politics
Department: Politics
Research Centre/Unit: Regulating Civil Society

Nick is a PhD student in the Politics Department. His doctoral research focuses on the regulation of salaries and expenses of members of parliament in Westminster democracies. The project aims to help explain the professionalisation of political work, and the emergence of the ‘political class’.

He completed a BA in History and Politics at Corpus Christi College, Oxford in 2013, and gained a masters (Mst.) in Modern British & European History the following year. He came to Exeter in autumn 2015 and completed a masters (MRes) in Politics before beginning his doctoral research in autumn 2016.


“Advice Giving and Party Loyalty: an Informational Model for the Socialisation Process of New British MPs”. Parliamentary Affairs, gsx035, (2017)‚Äč