James, Toby

University of East Anglia

Toby is Professor of Politics and Public Policy at the University of East Anglia, UK and Deputy Director of the Electoral Integrity Project (https://www.electoralintegrityproject.com). He has previously held positions at the University of York, Trinity College, Dublin, John W. Kluge Center in the Library of Congress, Washington D.C, International IDEA and Sydney University.

He is Editor in Chief of the journal Policy Studies. His books include Elite Statecraft and Election Administration (Palgrave, 2012), British Labour Leaders and British Conservative Leaders (both Biteback, 2015), Comparative Electoral Management (Routledge, 2020), Building Inclusive Elections (Routledge, 2020) and The Trump Administration: The Legacy of the President within and beyond America (Routledge, 2022).

Toby’s research has been externally funded by the SSHRC, British Academy, Leverhulme Trust, AHRC, ESRC, Electoral Commission Nuffield Foundation and the McDougall Trust. He most recent work has been on covid and elections (https://www.electoralintegrityproject.com/elections-and-covid19) and on the Trump administration (https://tobysjames.com/the-trump-administration/).