Scott Blinder Senior Researcher

scott.blinder@compas.ox.ac.uk

Scott Blinder is leading the REMINDER work package on drivers of opinions and norms. The research aims to assess how members of the public perceive the impact of intra-EU mobility on state welfare programs, and how these perceptions are shaped by formal education, political knowledge, political attitudes, and other personal characteristics.

Scott is Assistant Professor of Political Science at UMass Amherst. He previously served as Director of the Migration Observatory from January 2012 to August 2014.

Scott Blinder is a political scientist specialising in political psychology. His research focuses on public opinion toward migration and its impacts on elections and policy. He has a PhD in Political Science from the University of Chicago.

Topics

European UnionPoliciesPoliticsPublic Opinion

Projects

Migration in the Media and Public Opinion in Britain

Scott Blinder and William Allen | June 2012 – May 2013

Role of European Mobility and its Impacts in Narratives, Debates and EU Reforms (REMINDER)

Carlos Vargas-Silva, Madeleine Sumption, Martin Ruhs, Mikal Mast, Rob McNeil, Scott Blinder, William Allen and Yvonni Markaki | January 2017 - December 2019