Nicola McEwen is Professor of Territorial Politics at the University of Edinburgh and Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

She is a Fellow and was founding Co-Director of the Centre on Constitutional Change, based at the University of Edinburgh.
She currently holds a Senior Research Fellowship with the UK in a Changing Europe, an initiative supported by the Economic and Social Research Council to examine Brexit and its consequences.

Nicola’s recent research explores the impact of Brexit on devolution, relations between the UK and devolved governments, and the future of the Union, including the politics of independence. Nicola has published widely in the field of territorial politics, nationalism, devolution, and multi-level parties and elections, and frequently provides expert media commentary and advice to parliamentarians and governments.