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Roger Awan-Scully, FAcSSFLSW, also known as Roger Scully, is a British political scientist and academic. He has authored numerous books including: Becoming Europeans? Attitudes, Behaviour, and Socialization in the European Parliament, and co-authored Representing Europe’s Citizens? Electoral Institutions and the Failure of Parliamentary Representation in Europe and Wales Says Yes: Devolution and the 2011 Welsh Referendum. He was professor of political science at the School of Law and Politics of Cardiff University. He is principal investigator for the ESRC-funded 2016 Welsh Election Study.

Scully studied at the University of Lancaster and the University of Durham, and earned a PhD from Ohio State University. He was lecturer in European politics at Brunel University from 1997 to 1999, and joined Aberystwyth University in January 2000. At Aberystwyth, he was promoted to senior lecturer (2004) and reader (2006), before becoming professor of political science in 2007.

Awards and Distinctions

Scully was elected an Academician of the Academy of Social Sciences (FAcSS) in 2010, and a Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales (FLSW) in 2011. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society. He was awarded the Political Studies Association’s award for Political Studies Communicator of the Year 2017.



Research Interests

Research Interests

  • Political Representation
  • UK Politics
  • European Politics


Current Research Projects

  • Electoral Incumbency Under Mixed-Mode Electoral Systems (funded by a Hong Kong Baptist University Tier 2 Research Grant)
  • The Scottish and Welsh Party Systems Under Devolution


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Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Political Science, Ohio State University, USA

20 Sept 199311 Dec 1998

Award Date: 11 Dec 1998


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