Toby S. James is a Senior Lecturer at the University of East Anglia, UK. He holds a PhD from the University of York and has been a visiting scholar at Trinity College, Dublin and the John W. Kluge Center in the Library of Congress, Washington D.C. He has had articles published in international journals such as Electoral Studies, Contemporary Politics, Election Law Journal, Policy Studies and Parliamentary Affairs, is the author of Elite Statecraft and Election Administration (Palgrave, 2012) and is currently working on a book on Comparative Electoral Management (Routledge, forthcoming). Toby is currently an advisor to the UK Law Commission and Lead Fellow on Electoral Modernisation to the UK All Party Parliamentary Group on Democratic Participation. His research has been externally funded by the British Academy, Leverhulme Trust, AHRC, ESRC, Nuffield Foundation and the McDougall Trust. He has written commissioned policy report for national and international organisations.
Toby is a co-convener of the Electoral Management Network.