About the Author
Professor James Mitchell has written extensively on Scottish politics. His research interests cover territorial politics, the politics of nationalism, and political identities. He is Professor of Politics, University of Strathclyde.
Dr. Lynn Bennie's research interests cover the areas of elections and political parties, environmental politics and political participation. She is Senior Lecturer in Politics in the Department of Politics and International Relations, School of Social Science, University of Aberdeen.
Robert Johns researches and has published widely in the field of elections, public opinion and parties, notably as lead researcher on the Scottish Election Study in 2007. He has a particular interest in questionnaire design and survey methodology and has been involved in a number of major survey projects. He is Senior Lecturer in Politics at the University of Essex.