Thomas Gift


Thomas Gift is a Lecturer in Political Science at UCL, where he is founding Director of the Centre on US Politics (CUSP) and Director of the Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) Programme. Currently, he is a Visiting Fellow at the LSE United States Centre. Gift’s research and teaching interests lie at the intersection of comparative politics and political economy, with a focus on US politics, public policy, and applications of survey and experimental methods. Previously, Gift was based at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, and he has also been a Visiting Scholar in Political Science at Stanford University. He received his PhD in Political Science from Duke University.