Dr Sarah Cameron

PhD (ANU), Master of Studies (ANU), Masters in Sustainability and Responsibility (Ashridge Business School)

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Biographical details

Dr Sarah Cameron is a Research Fellow in the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Sydney. Her research focuses on comparative political behaviour and public opinion, elections, and Australian politics.

Cameron contributes to several leading studies on elections and democracy. She has contributed to the Australian Election Study since 2013, and she managed the Electoral Integrity Project from 2017 to 2018. Her recent publications include the edited volume Electoral Integrity in America (Oxford University Press, 2019), and articles in Political Science and Papers on Parliament. Her current work includes a book project examining the political consequences of the global financial crisis in cross-national comparison. She has won awards for teaching, including a Vice-Chancellor’s Citation for an Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning (ANU, 2016).

Cameron holds a PhD in Political Science and Master of Studies from the Australian National University, and a Masters in Sustainability and Responsibility from Ashridge Business School. From 2015 to 2016 she held a Visiting Fellowship in the Department of Government at Harvard University.

Research interests

  • Elections
  • Comparative political behavior
  • Support for democracy
  • Political consequences of economic crises
  • Australian politics

Teaching and supervision

GOVT6150 Challenges of Democratic Politics

GOVT2991 Political Analysis

GOVT2901 Contemporary Issues in Politics and International Relations: Declining trust in Australian politics (2019)

GOVT6101 Political Regimes and Regime Transition: Monitoring elections around the world

Honours Supervision: Julian Nikolovski (2018)

Awards and honours

International Institutional Engagement Award, International Electoral Awards, Awarded to the Electoral Integrity Project, 2017

Vice Chancellor’s Citation for an Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning (with Björn Dressel), The Australian National University, 2016

ANU Nominee, OLT National Award for Teaching Excellence, Early Career (with Björn Dressel), 2016

Vice Chancellor’s Travel Grant, The Australian National University, 2015

Janet Box-Steffensmeier Scholarship, Society for Political Methodology, 2014

Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning Award (with Björn Dressel), College of Asia and the Pacific, The Australian National University, 2014

Australian Postgraduate Award, 2013-2015

3 Minute Thesis Competition Winner, College of Arts and Social Sciences, The Australian National University, 2013

Asian Studies Distinguished Scholar, The Australian National University, 2005

Japan Airlines Scholarship, 2005

In the media

Selected publications

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Edited Books

  • Norris, P., Cameron, S., Wynter, T. (2019). Electoral Integrity in America: Securing Democracy. New York: Oxford University Press.

Book Chapters

  • Norris, P., Cameron, S., Wynter, T. (2019). Challenges in American Elections. In Pippa Norris, Sarah Cameron, and Thomas Wynter (Eds.), Electoral Integrity in America: Securing Democracy, (pp. 1-41). New York: Oxford University Press. [More Information]
  • Norris, P., Wynter, T., Cameron, S. (2019). Conclusions: Lessons for the reform agenda. In Pippa Norris, Sarah Cameron, and Thomas Wynter (Eds.), Electoral Integrity in America: Securing Democracy. New York: Oxford University Press.

Journals

  • Cameron, S., Wynter, T. (2018). Campaign finance and perceptions of interest group influence in Australia. Political Science, 70(2), 169-188. [More Information]
  • Cameron, S., McAllister, I. (2017). Trust, Parties and Leaders: Findings from the 1987-2016 Australian Election Study. Papers on Parliament, 68, 131-150.
  • Cameron, S., McAllister, I. (2016). Trends in Australian Political Opinion: Results from the Australian Election Study 1987-2016. Australian Election Study.
  • McAllister, I., Cameron, S. (2014). Trends in Australian Political Opinion: Results from the Australian Election Study 1987-2013. Australian Election Study.
  • Cameron, S. (2013). Inspiring a generation? Pro-environmental behaviour change and the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Environmental Scientist, 22(1), 82-84.

Report

  • Norris, P., Wynter, T., Cameron, S. (2018). Corruption and Coercion: The Year in Elections 2017.
  • Norris, P., Wynter, T., Cameron, S. (2018). Electoral Integrity and Campaign Media: The Electoral Integrity Project 2018 Mid-Year Update.
  • Norris, P., Wynter, T., Groemping, M., Cameron, S. (2017). The Year in Elections: 2017 Mid-year Update.

Other

  • Cameron, S., McAllister, I. (2019), Australian Election Study, 1987-2016 Trends. [More Information]
  • Cameron, S., McAllister, I. (2018), Australian Election Study Interactive Data.
  • Norris, P., Wynter, T., Cameron, S. (2018), Dataset: Perceptions of Electoral Integrity, (PEI-6.0).
  • Norris, P., Wynter, T., Cameron, S. (2018), Perceptions of Electoral Integrity, (PEI-6.5).

2019

  • Cameron, S., McAllister, I. (2019), Australian Election Study, 1987-2016 Trends. [More Information]
  • Norris, P., Cameron, S., Wynter, T. (2019). Challenges in American Elections. In Pippa Norris, Sarah Cameron, and Thomas Wynter (Eds.), Electoral Integrity in America: Securing Democracy, (pp. 1-41). New York: Oxford University Press. [More Information]
  • Norris, P., Wynter, T., Cameron, S. (2019). Conclusions: Lessons for the reform agenda. In Pippa Norris, Sarah Cameron, and Thomas Wynter (Eds.), Electoral Integrity in America: Securing Democracy. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Norris, P., Cameron, S., Wynter, T. (2019). Electoral Integrity in America: Securing Democracy. New York: Oxford University Press.

2018

  • Cameron, S., McAllister, I. (2018), Australian Election Study Interactive Data.
  • Cameron, S., Wynter, T. (2018). Campaign finance and perceptions of interest group influence in Australia. Political Science, 70(2), 169-188. [More Information]
  • Norris, P., Wynter, T., Cameron, S. (2018). Corruption and Coercion: The Year in Elections 2017.
  • Norris, P., Wynter, T., Cameron, S. (2018), Dataset: Perceptions of Electoral Integrity, (PEI-6.0).
  • Norris, P., Wynter, T., Cameron, S. (2018). Electoral Integrity and Campaign Media: The Electoral Integrity Project 2018 Mid-Year Update.
  • Norris, P., Wynter, T., Cameron, S. (2018), Perceptions of Electoral Integrity, (PEI-6.5).

2017

  • Norris, P., Wynter, T., Groemping, M., Cameron, S. (2017). The Year in Elections: 2017 Mid-year Update.
  • Cameron, S., McAllister, I. (2017). Trust, Parties and Leaders: Findings from the 1987-2016 Australian Election Study. Papers on Parliament, 68, 131-150.

2016

  • Cameron, S., McAllister, I. (2016). Trends in Australian Political Opinion: Results from the Australian Election Study 1987-2016. Australian Election Study.

2014

  • McAllister, I., Cameron, S. (2014). Trends in Australian Political Opinion: Results from the Australian Election Study 1987-2013. Australian Election Study.

2013

  • Cameron, S. (2013). Inspiring a generation? Pro-environmental behaviour change and the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Environmental Scientist, 22(1), 82-84.

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