Dr Timothy Heppell


I am an Associate Professor in British Politics within the School of Politics and International Studies. 


  • UG Academic Integrity Officer

Research interests

I am an expert in post war British Politics with research interests in political parties and Prime Ministerial leadership. 

<h4>Research projects</h4> <p>Any research projects I'm currently working on will be listed below. Our list of all <a href="https://essl.leeds.ac.uk/dir/research-projects">research projects</a> allows you to view and search the full list of projects in the faculty.</p>


  • PhD 'Prime Ministerial Leadership and Party Management in the House of Commons 1992 to 1997'.
  • BA Politics

Student education

I contribute to the level one British Politics module and act as module leader to level two modules on the post war history of both the Conservative and Labour parties. 


Research groups and institutes

  • Centre for Democratic Engagement
  • Leadership, Parties and Institutions

Current postgraduate researchers

<h4>Postgraduate research opportunities</h4> <p>The school welcomes enquiries from motivated and qualified applicants from all around the world who are interested in PhD study. Our <a href="https://phd.leeds.ac.uk">research opportunities</a> allow you to search for projects and scholarships.</p>