Dr Jill Sheppard is a senior lecturer in the School of Politics and International Relations.

Her research interests are elections and voting, compulsory voting, political participation, and public opinion, particularly in Australia but also in a comparative context.

Dr Sheppard is an investigator on several major survey studies of Australian public opinion and behaviour, including the Australian Election Study, World Values Survey, and Asian Barometer Survey.

Fields of expertise



A smarter comparison between ACT election candidates

The Australian National University (ANU) has launched the ACT election edition of smartvote – an online tool that…

28 September 2020


Trust in government hits all time low

Trust in government has reached its lowest level on record, with just one-in-four Australians saying they had confidence…

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