James Mitchell is Professor of Politics at the University of Strathclyde. He has written extensively on Scottish politics, and his research interests cover territorial politics, the politics of nationalism, and political identities.
Lynn Bennie is Senior Lecturer in Politics in the School of Social Science at the University of Aberdeen.
Her research interests cover the areas of elections and political parties, environmental politics, and political participation.
Robert Johns is Senior Lecturer in Politics at the University of Essex. He has published widely in the field of elections, public opinion and parties, notably as lead researcher on the Scottish Election Study in 2007. Jones has a particular interest in questionnaire design and survey methodology and has been involved in a number of major survey projects.