Pippa Norris is the McGuire Lecturer in Comparative Politics at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, ARC Laureate Fellow and Professor of Government and International Relations at the University of Sydney, and Director of the Electoral Integrity Project. She is the 4th most cited political scientist in the world, according to Google Scholar.

A  political scientist and public speaker, her research compares election and public opinion, political communications, and gender politics. She also served as Director of the Democratic Governance Group in United Nations Development Programme, NY and as an expert consultant to many international organizations such as the World Bank, Council of Europe and OSCE.  

Honors and awards
Her work has been recognized by the 2016 Brown Medal for Democracy, the 2016 Academic Leadership in Political Science award by the Australian Political Studies Association, the 2014 Karl Deutsch prize awarded by the International Political Science Association to recognize a prominent scholar engaged in the cross-disciplinary research, the 2011 Johan Skytte prize awarded with Professor Ronald Inglehart for contributing innovative ideas about the relevance and roots of political culture in a global context, the Kathleen Kitzpatrick Australian Laureate Fellowship awarded  in 2011 by the Australian Research Council, a 'special recognition' award by the UK Political Studies Association, a Doctor honoris causa for work 'at the forefront of global political science' by the University of Edinburgh, an honorary Doctor of Law by the University of Warwick, the Doris Graber award for the best book in political communications at APSA, and the Virginia Hodgkinson book prize from the Independent Sector. 

This focuses upon the Electoral Integrity Project, established in 2012, supported by the Australian Research Council and other foundations. The project research team is based at the Department of Government and International Relations at the University of Sydney. It has generated numerous books, articles and reports and the Perceptions of Electoral Integrity dataset (PEI_5.0, May 2017), released via the EIP Dataverse

Recent and forthcoming publications
Books in 2017 include Election Watchdogs: Transparency & Accountability (co-edited, Oxford), Why American Elections are Flawed (Cornell),  and Strengthening Electoral Integrity (Cambridge). She is currently writing Cultural Backlash:  The Rise of Populist-Authoritarianism (with Ron Inglehart), also for Cambridge (2018).

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