Professor Sir John Curtice is Professor of Politics at the University of Strathclyde, and Senior Research Fellow, NatCen Social Research and the ESRC’s ‘The UK in a Changing Europe’ initiative.
He has written extensively about voting behaviour in Scottish and UK elections and referendums, and on attitudes towards devolution across the UK.
He is a regular contributor to British and international media coverage of politics in Scotland and the UK, including as leader of the team responsible for the analysis of the joint BBC/ITV/Skye general election exit poll.
Curtice is also Chief Commentator at two websites, whatscotlandthinks.org and whatukthinks.org/eu, that provide a comprehensive collection of materials on public attitudes towards (i) how Scotland should be governed, and (ii) the UK’s relationship with the EU.
A Fellow of the British Academy and the Royal Society of Edinburgh, he was knighted in 2018 for his services to the social sciences and politics.