DR Aaron Martin

DR Aaron Martin

Positions

  • Policy agendas in Australia
  • Public opinion and political participation
  • Quantitative methods
  • Young people and politics

Overview

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  • Aaron Martin was educated at the ANU, the Institute of Political Studies (Paris), Stanford University and the University of Melbourne. He returned to Melbourne University as Lecturer (now Senior Lecturer) in Political Science in 2010. Aaron’s research focuses on political trust, young people and politics, public opinion and policy agendas. He is the author of Young People and Politics: Political Engagement in the Anglo-American Democracies (Routledge) and, with Keith Dowding (ANU), Policy Agendas in Australia (Palgrave). He is currently working on an ARC-funded project ‘Understanding the Causes of Political Trust.’ Aaron is a member of the Steering Committee for Vote Compass and has been a Visiting Researcher at McGill, Princeton and Vanderbilt. He also sat on the Australian Electoral Commissioner’s Advisory Board on Electoral Research.   

Affiliation

Member of

  • Australian Electoral Commissioner's Advisory Board on Electoral Research. Advisory Board Member 2011 -

Publications

Selected publications

Research

Awards

Education and training

  • PhD, Australian National University 2010
  • BA(HONS), University of Melbourne 2005

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Supervision

Available for supervision

  • Y

Supervision Statement

  • I will consider supervision applications in the following topic areas, in particular those applying quantitative methods: young people and politics; political participation; public opinion; comparative politics.