Miss Ellen Watts

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Ellen is a PhD researcher at the New Political Communication Unit in the Department of Politics and International Relations. She joined the Unit in 2014 following an MSc in New Political Communication from Royal Holloway, Univeristy of London, and a BA in Politics and Contemporary History from the University of Salford. Her research focuses on the relationship between celebrity, politics and political engagement in the UK, and is funded by the Economic and Social Research Council South East Doctoral Training Centre. She is co-supervised by Professor Andrew Chadwick and Professor Ben O'Loughlin. 

Ellen also teaches seminars on PR1600, a first year research methods course which gives students a practical introduction to experimental and quantitative methods, and research design.

Ellen blogs about politics and popular culture here. She has also written for the Crick Centre blog

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