Michael is Emeritus Professor of Politics in the School of Sociology, Politics & Law at the University of Plymouth. Thrasher received his BA in politics from the University of Liverpool in 1974. He was awarded his Ph.D. in 1981 and became Professor of Politics in 1997. He is Co-Director of the Local Government Chronicle Elections Centre. With his colleague Colin Rallings, Thrasher has written extensively on electoral systems, results and British politics. He is Co-Director of the Local Government Chronicle Elections Centre.
Michael Thrasher is Sky News’ elections expert, a high-profile role he has held for many years.