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Sam Crawley

Victoria University of Wellington

Based in

New Zealand

Sam Crawley is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Political Science and International Relations Programme, Victoria University of Wellington. His research focuses on public opinion on climate change and the environment and how it relates to policy. He is also interested in broader aspects of public opinion, political behaviour and comparative politics.

Country(ies) of Specialty

Australia New Zealand United Kingdom

Focus areas of expertise

Climate policy and politics Public opinion

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Crawley, Sam, et al. “Climate Belief and Issue Salience: Comparing Two Dimensions of Public Opinion on Climate Change in the EU.” Social Indicators Research, no. 162, 2022, pp. 307–25. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11205-021-02842-0.

Crawley, Sam. “Disentangling the Relationships between Conservative Economic and Social Attitudes and Support for Environmental Action.” Journal of Political Ideologies, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1080/13569317.2021.1966939.

Crawley, Sam, et al. “To What Extent Do Interest Group Messages Shape the Public’s Climate Change Policy Preferences?” British Politics, no. 16, 2021, pp. 436–55. https://doi.org/10.1057/s41293-020-00144-6.

Crawley, Sam, et al. “Public Opinion on Climate Change: Belief and Concern, Issue Salience and Support for Government Action.” The British Journal of Politics and International Relations, vol. 22, no. 1, 2020, pp. 102–21. https://doi.org/10.1177/1369148119888827.