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 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. Previously, Cameron worked in management and consulting roles in the non-profit sector. She was a Commissioner on the Commission for a Sustainable London 2012, and was the National Programs Manager of Global Action Plan (UK).