Nicholas Startin, Dr

University of Bath

Areas of Expertise

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Dr Startin is a regular international, national and regional commentator with networks such as the BBC and France24. He has been interviewed on topics such French elections, Brexit and other EU referenda, as well as the rise of Euroscepticism and the radical right.

Language Skills

  • French (fluent)


My research focuses on Euroscepticism and on the Radical Right in contemporary Europe. In 2011, I co-founded the Academic Association of Contemporary European Studies (UACES) Collaborative Research Network (CRN) on Euroscepticism. This network has led to two major special issues on the topic that I have co-edited as well as two recently Routledge published edited collections in the field.In recent years I been invited to speak at various major international conferences by networks such as The European People's Party (EPP), the German Civic Education Trust, Networking European Citizenship Education, The German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) and The French Institute of International Relations.I am a regular media commentator and Head of Department of PoLIS at the University of Bath