Welcome!

I am Assistant Professor in the School of Politics and International Relations at the University of Nottingham. I previously held positions at Swansea University (2015-2016) and the University of Sheffield (2012-2015). I received my PhD in from the University of Exeter in 2013.

My research interests include political campaigning, electoral behaviour, party politics, and representation. I am a comparative politics scholar by nature, but I do have particular interest in Britain and Estonia.

My current research agenda focuses on the campaign strategies of parliamentary candidates and how these influence voters' electoral behaviour, and questions of political representation. I am the Principal Investigator of the BBSRC funded "Using Citizen Science to Promote Transparency in British Election Campaigns" grant and Co-Investigator of the ESRC funded "Out of Touch and Out of Time?" project. I also run the Estonian Candidate Study and the Welsh Candidate Study.

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School of Politics and International Relations

C25, Law and Social Sciences

University of Nottingham

Nottingham NG7 2RD

Email: siim.trumm@nottingham.ac.uk