Emily Burn

Recognising Political Interest 

Supervisors: Dr Laura Jenkins and Dr Peter Kerr 

Emily Burn is undertaking doctoral research on the links between acknowledged political interest, perceptions of politics, and political engagement. 


MA Research Methods in Politics and International Relations (University of Sheffield)

BA (hons) Politics and International Relations (University of Sheffield)

Research interests

  • British politics

  • Political engagement

  • Research methodology 


In addition to her doctoral study, Emily is also a Research Fellow as part of a research team based at the Health Services Management Centre exploring local authority social care market-shaping and the links between this and the development and access of personalised care and support.  

Prior to commencing her PhD, Emily held policy and research roles in the health and social care sector.


Contact details:

Email: EXB748@student.bham.ac.uk