Shamit Saggar

Professor Shamit Saggar CBE FAcSS

Shamit Saggar is Professor of Political Science and Public Policy at the Institute of Social and Economic Research at Essex. In 2015 he was elected as a Fellow of Academy of Social Sciences, and in 2017 awarded a CBE for services to social science and public policy. He is the current Chair of the Campaign for Social Science. He was previously a Senior Policy Advisor in the Prime Minister's Strategy Unit, Cabinet Office; an ESRC Knowledge Exchange Fellow with HM Government; Professor of Political Science, University of Sussex; Reader in Political Behaviour at Queen Mary, University of London; Harkness Fellow at UCLA; Yale World Fellow at Yale University; and Visiting Professor of Public Policy at the University of Toronto.