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 Associate Professor) in Political Science in 2010.
Aaron's research focuses on using survey experiments to understand public opinion towards important policy issues like automation, trust in news stories and behavioural public policy. 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 Co-Director of the Policy Lab. Aaron has led the University's involvement in Vote Compass over the past three federal elections 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.
Find out more about Aaron Martin's experience
Aaron Martin's highlights
Aaron Martin's selected work
A matter of trust: coronavirus shows again why we value expertise when it come to our heal..
Do Voters Judge the Performance of Female and Male Politicians Differently? Experimental E..
Displaying the 3 most recent projects by Aaron Martin.
Internal Research Grant
Displaying the 39 most recent scholarly works by Aaron Martin.
Does process matter? Experimental evidence on the effect of procedural fairness on citizens' evaluations of policy outcomes
Aaron Martin, Gosia Mikolajczak, Raymond Orr
Journal article | 2020 | International Political Science Review
One of the key factors distinguishing democracies from non-democracies is the process by which political decisions are made. Centr..
Negative campaigning, issue salience and vote choice: assessing the effects of the Australian Labor party's 2016 "Mediscare" campaign
Andrea Carson, Aaron J Martin, Shaun Ratcliff
Journal article | 2020 | Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties
This study contributes to the scholarship on negative campaigning, revealing the important dynamics of party and media messaging a..
Enlisting the support of trusted sources to tackle policy problems: The case of antimicrobial resistance
Aaron Martin, Timothy B Gravelle, Erik Baekkeskov, Jenny Lewis, Yoshi Kashima
Journal article | 2019 | PLOS ONE
Antimicrobial resistance represents one of the world’s most pressing public health problems. Governments around the world have—and..
Displaying the 3 most recent news articles by Aaron Martin.
Associate Professor In Pol- Sci- Res Methods
Social And Political Sciences
Australian National University
University of Melbourne