Eric Kaufmann

Senior Fellow


Eric Kaufmann is a Senior Fellow at Policy Exchange and Professor of Politics at Birkbeck College, University of London. A political scientist, Kaufmann is the author of numerous books, examining the impact of ideological and population shifts on identity and politics. These include Shall the Religious Inherit the Earth (Profile 2010) and Whiteshift: Populism, Immigration, and the Future of White Majorities (Penguin 2018).

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Whatever happened to integration?

Whatever happened to integration?

Related Content The decline of the White British population in inner-city Britain appears to have halted and may even have reversed, according to a new report on ethnic integration and segregation. The new demographic analysis for Policy Exchange by the Webber...
Academic freedom in the UK

Academic freedom in the UK

Related Content Protecting viewpoint diversity Britain’s universities are world-leading. Yet there is growing concern that academic freedom in these institutions is being undermined in a way that departs from the liberal traditions and democratic norms of British...
Academic freedom in the UK

Academic freedom in the UK

Related Content Universities should be places of open debate, where ideas can be debated freely. Recent events, however, have revealed a chilling effect, with high profile campaigns to sack academics and fewer than four out of ten Leave-supporting students feeling...
‘Racial Self-Interest’ is not Racism

‘Racial Self-Interest’ is not Racism

Read Publication This report presents new research by Eric Kaufmann, Professor of Politics at Birkbeck University, which examines attitudes towards racism amongst British and American voters of different races and political persuasions. The research shows that: A...
Why Culture Trumps Skills: Public opinion on immigration

Why Culture Trumps Skills: Public opinion on immigration

Summary A new British consensus on immigration cannot be based mainly on economic arguments and the skills of immigrants, as the select committee report published earlier this month implies. The Home Affairs Select Committee’s report is flawed: polling gives a...