David Sanders is a Professor of
Government at the University of Essex, where he has taught politics since 1975.
He is author of numerous books and articles on various aspects of UK politics.
He has been joint editor of the British Journal of Political Science since 1990.
Clarke is Ashbel
Smith Professor, School of Social Sciences, University of Texas at Dallas, and
Adjunct Professor, Department of Government, University of Essex. He has
been a principal investigator on several national survey research projects in
Canada including Canadian national election studies and the Political Support in
Canada studies. In collaboration with David Sanders, Marianne Stewart and
Paul Whiteley, he is currently conducting monthly public opinion surveys on
public service delivery and the dynamics of party support in Britain. He
also is collaborating with Allan Kornberg and Tom Scotto of Duke University
on a national study of party support in the 2004 Canadian federal election.
Marianne Stewart is Professor at the School of Social
Sciences, University of Texas at Dallas. She has participated in several major
survey research projects in Canada and Great Britain. Sanders, Clarke and
Stewart are also collaborating on a 4-year project, funded by ESRC, to collect
monthly survey data on British votersí attitudes towards democracy and their
preparedness to engage in various forms of political activity.