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Steven Kettell

Reader in Politics and International Studies

Tel: (024) 7615 0061
Room: E1.27

Advice and feedback hours: Monday 9:30-11:00. 14:00-15:00. Please email me to arrange an appointment. If you cannot make these hours, then please email me to arrange a meeting for an alternative day/time on Teams.

Steven Kettell is a Reader in Politics and International Studies. He received a BSc. (Hons) in Politics from Plymouth and an MA in Comparative Politics from York. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Warwick in 2003 on the subject of British monetary policy during the interwar period. He is a founder and Co-Executive Editor of British PoliticsLink opens in a new window, and worked as a co-editor on the Oxford Encyclopedia of Politics and ReligionLink opens in a new window. He is a co-creator of The Faith Schools Research Bank, which was launched by the National Secular Society in February 2021.


For the 2022/23 academic year I shall be the module director for The Politics of Religion (PO383). The webpage for this module can be accessed by following the links on the right.


My primary research interests are focused on the politics of secularism, non-religion and the role of religion in the public sphere.