Her research examines how electoral integrity can be strengthened throughout the electoral cycle, including the role of election management bodies, electoral assistance, voter registration, convenience voting measures, election technologies, civic literacy and campaign finance. She is a co-convener of the Electoral Management Network, and contributes to the Electoral Integrity Project.
Holly Ann has been awarded SSHRC funding at the Master's, Doctoral and Postdoctoral levels. She was an Endeavour Research Fellow at The Australian National University (2017), a visiting fellow at the Åbo Akademi, Finland (2017), a visiting researcher at the University of Sydney (2014), and a Killam Fellow at Cornell University (2009).
She completed her PhD in Political Science at McGill University (2017), where she was a student member of the Centre for the Study of Democratic Citizenship. She is also a proud alumna of Queen's University (MA in Political Studies, 2011) and Nipissing University (BA (Hon) in History and Political Science, 2010).
Expertise Keywords: Electoral Integrity, Election Management, Political Behaviour, Canadian Politics, Comparative Politics, Public Policy, Public Administration.