Mark Pickup

Simon Fraser University


Mark Pickup (Ph.D., University of British Columbia) is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at Simon Fraser University. He is also a Visiting Fellow in the Department of Politics at the University of Oxford.

Mark is a specialist in Comparative Politics and Political Methodology. Substantively, his research primarily falls into three areas: the economy and democratic accountability; polls and electoral outcomes; and conditions of democratic responsiveness. His research focuses on political information, public opinion, the media, election campaigns and electoral institutions within North American and European countries. His methodological interests concern the analysis of longitudinal data (time series, panel, network, etc.) with a secondary interest in Bayesian analysis.