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Forrest joined the Department of Political Economy in October 2020. He is investigating the emergence of radical right parties amongst states with formerly entrenched social democratic systems. Forrest holds a BA (Hons) in European Politics from King’s College London, as well as an MSc in European Studies (Research) from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Research interests

  • Electoral politics
  • Right-wing populism
  • Social democracy
  • Varieties of Capitalism
  • Globalisation

Doctoral research

The Radical Right and the Neoliberalisation of Social Democratic Systems

PhD supervisors

Dr Colin Jennings and Dr Rubén Ruiz-Rufino