Kate Harrison

Lead Researcher

Kate is a Lead Researcher at Demos. Her research interests include political participation, the welfare state and inequality.

Kate is nearing completion of a PhD in Politics at the University of Southampton, where she conducted mixed methods research into the effect of austerity on political participation. She has previously worked in the civil service as Private Secretary to the CEO and Chair of UK Research and Innovation and as a Lecturer at King’s College London.
Kate has a BA in Philosophy from the University of Warwick and an MSc in Governance and Policy from the University of Southampton