AboutAndrew Wroe joined the school in 2003. He is a Senior lecturer in American politics. His current research interests focus on the trust in government, particularly the reasons for its decline and its effects on the wider polity. Recent work has focused on how low levels of political trust frame citizens' perceptions of elected officials and may actually help engender political scandals.He has written, edited and contributed to many books on US politics. These publications cover areas including the politics of immigration reform, the Republican party and the alleged 'culture war' in the United States. He is the long-standing vice-chair of the Political Studies Association American Politics Group.
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Available for: TV Radio Press Consultancy Expertise: US domestic politics Trust in government and political participation Political scandal and misconduct
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Current Interests and Projects
The decline of political trust, and the effects of low trust The polarization of American society on moral and social issues
Andrew is interested in supervising projects on any aspect of American domestic politics. He may also supervise projects in any area of political study that utilises a scientific and empirically rigorous approach.
Ian Rowe, PhD Student, Political Participation and New Social Media
Daniel St Martin, MRes Student, A false dawn? A critical examination of the electoral fortunes of the Conservative Party under David Cameronback to top