Dr. Matthew Goodwin

Dr. Matthew Goodwin is an academic, bestselling author and speaker known for his research on politics, populism, elections, voting, public opinion, Brexit, Europe and more. He is Professor of Politics at Rutherford College, University of Kent, Fellow at Legatum Institute and in recent years served as Senior Visiting Fellow at the Royal Institute of International Affairs at Chatham House, Senior Fellow with the UK In a Changing Europe and Senior Advisor to the UK Education Committee. Matt is the author of six books including the 2018 Sunday Times bestseller and Financial Times book of the year, National Populism: The Revolt Against Liberal Democracy, which has been translated into multiple languages. He is also author of the 2015 Political Book of the Year, Revolt on the Right, which was long-listed for the Orwell Prize. Matt has also published several other academic books with Oxford and Cambridge University Press, including the first major study of the Brexit vote and data-led studies of populism, alongside dozens of peer-reviewed papers in top-ranked journals and research reports.