Dr. Liam F. Beiser-McGrath

Department of Social Policy
London School of Economics and Political Science

Liam F. Beiser-McGrath

Liam F. Beiser-McGrath

Assistant Professor in International Social and Public Policy

London School of Economics and Political Science


Dr. Liam F. Beiser-McGrath is an Assistant Professor in International Social and Public Policy in the Department of Social Policy, Associate of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, and Affiliate of the Data Science Institute at the London School of Economics and Political Science. They are also an Editor for the journal Environmental Politics and the organiser of EPG Online, an online seminar series covering Environmental Politics and Governance.

Their research primarily focuses on the political economy of climate change, using experimental research designs and machine learning. This research has been published in peer-reviewed journals such as Nature Climate Change, the Journal of Politics, Science Advances, European Journal of Political Research, Comparative Political Studies, Political Analysis, Climatic Change, Political Science Research & Methods, Environmental Politics, Global Environmental Politics, the Journal of European Social Policy, Regulation and Governance, Electoral Studies, and the Journal of Public Policy.

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London School of Economics and Political Science

2022 -

  • Politics of Social Policy Making (U) (2022-)
  • Social Policy of Climate Change (U) (2023-)
  • Global Social Policy and International Organisations (G) (22-23)

Royal Holloway, University of London

2020 - 2022

  • Global Environmental Politics (U) (20-21, 21-22)
  • International Organisations (U) (20-21)
  • International Political Economy (U) (20-21, 21-22)
  • International Public Policy (G) (21-22)

Universität Konstanz


  • Comparative and International Environmental Politics (G)
  • Impact and Policy Evaluation (G)
  • Political Economy of Climate Change (U)

ETH Zürich

2015 - 2019

  • Essential Tools and Statistics for Impact and Policy Evaluation (G)
  • Methods II (G)
  • Research Seminar in International and Comparative Political Economy (G)
  • Statistics I: Introduction to Policy Analysis (G)

Block Courses

  • Universität Luzern: International Political Economy (G)
  • German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA): Quantitative Approaches to Data Collection and Analysis (G)

University of Essex

2010 - 2013 Teaching Assistant

  • GV200 Political Analysis (U)
  • GV518 International Negotiation (U/G)
  • GV903 Advanced Research Methods (G)

Essex Summer School in Social Science Data Analysis

2010 - 2013 Teaching Assistant

  • Bayesian Analysis in the Social Sciences (G)
  • Discrete Choice Models in the Social Sciences (G)
  • Maximum Likelihood and Limited Dependent Variable Models (G)
  • Multivariate Data Analysis (G)
  • Panel Data Analysis for Comparative Research (G)
  • Pooled Time-Series Cross-Sectional Analysis (G)
  • Selection and Strategic Models (G)

**(U)**ndergraduate, **(G)**raduate