Paul is a social scientist who specialises in quantitative methods and trust in institutions. His current interests relate to confidence in the police and attitudes towards punitive justice.
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Paul is an inter-disciplinary university lecturer in the social sciences with over 10 years of experience teaching quantitative methods, criminology, sociology, and politics at both an undergraduate and postgraduate level. He also has over 15 years of experience designing, managing, and implementing research projects and working with numerous stakeholders on a consultancy basis. More recently, Paul was principal investigator for the World Values Survey (Northern Ireland), co-editor for the SAGE research methods textbook, Research Social Life, and convener on ESRC recognised MSc Research Methods programmes of study.
I am happy to consider supervising any students interested in researching politics or crime especially if utilising quantitative methods.
Recent PhD students seen to completion:
Paul currently teaches on the following modules:
Stoneman, P. and Wright, J. (2023) ‘Moral Foundations and Political Identity in the UK’. Presentation at: International Political Science Association, 27th World Congress of Political Science, Buenos Aires, 16th June, 2023
Stoneman, P. and Wright, J. (2022) ‘The UK in the World Values Survey’. Presentation at: Social Change Initiative, Belfast, Northern Ireland, 8th November, 2022
Stoneman, P. and Malcolm, F. (2022) ‘Trust in scientific experts across Europe’. Presentation at: PERITIA AGM, Berlin, 20th June, 2022
Stoneman, P. (2022) ‘Public understanding and engagement with science’. Presentation at PERITIA project disinformation workshop, London School of Economics, 29th May, 2022
Allum, N., Stoneman, P., and King, K. (2019) ‘Race and measurement invariance’. Paper presented at the European Survey Research Association 2019 conference (Zagreb) in the session on Investigating the Cross-Cultural Equivalence of the General Health Questionnaire (GHQ)
European Science-Media Hub (July 2022) "Interview with Dr. Paul Stoneman: We see an increase in polarisation of complete trust or no trust at all in scientists"
India Education Diary (July 2022) "Protecting Reputations And Making Money Seen As Motivating Covid Responses"
Irish Times (June 2022) "Irish people trust science – so why don’t we take climate change more seriously? Unthinkable: Examining ‘cognitive processes within populations’ can help to explain the gap between information and action"