Jack is studying for his PhD in Politics and International Studies at St John’s College and is involved in the Centre’s UK Union Programme. Jack’s research interests include the UK Union, devolution, constitutional politics and parliamentary studies. He is taking a comparative approach to understanding the roles that the UK Parliament, Scottish Parliament and Senedd Cymru play within intergovernmental relations in the UK.

Jack completed an MA in History and Politics at the University of Edinburgh in 2022, which included undertaking research funded by the Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland where he investigated shared rule in Scotland and the UK. He then undertook his MPhil studies at the University of Cambridge. He is part of the Centre for Science and Policy (CSaP) network and has contributed to the Bennett Institute for Public Policy as a Research Assistant. As a Research Assistant within the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Edinburgh, he is working on a British Academy/Leverhulme-funded project exploring knowledge networks in the House of Commons. Jack is also the Communications Officer for the Political Studies Association Specialist Group on Parliaments.