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Colin Scott

College Principal

C.O. - Social Sciences & Law
Newman Building
Belfield
Dublin 4

Tel: +353 1 7168224
Email: colin.scott@ucd.ie

Biography

Colin Scott is Vice President for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at University College Dublin, Principal, UCD College of Social Sciences and Law and Professor of EU Regulation & Governance. He studied law at the London School of Economics and at Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto. Prior to his appointment at UCD in April 2006 he lectured at the University of Warwick and at the London School of Economics. Between 2001 and 2003 he was a Senior Research Fellow at the Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University. He was a research associate of the ESRC Centre for the Analysis of Risk and Regulation (CARR), based at the London School of Economics from 2000-2010. He was Director of the UCD Centre for Regulation and Governance, from 2010-2013. He is a co-author of the Irish State Administration Database (2010). He was Programme Chair of ECPR Standing Group on Regulatory Governance Biennial Conference, 'Regulation in the Age of Crisis', held in Dublin in June 2010.  He is a co-editor of Legal Studies and has previously held editorial responsibilities with Law & Policy and the Modern Law Review.  He was a  Professor at the College of Europe, Bruges, from 2006-2009 where he taught on the interdisciplinary masters on European Law and Economic Analysis (ELEA). He was Vice Principal for Research and Innovation for the UCD College of Business and Law between 2006 and 2009 and Associate Dean of the UCD School of Law from 2010-2011 and Dean of Law at UCD, 2011-2014.  He is married with two children, one born in London in 1998 and the other in Canberra in 2002.

Colin Scott gave his inaugural lecture, Regulating Everything in February 2008 and you can read it here.
 
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Google Scholar Profile. 


Professional

Honours and Awards

Year: 2006.
Title: Professor of Law, College of Europe, Bruges

Associations

Association: Law and Society Assocation, Function/Role:
Association: Society of Legal Scholars, Function/Role:
Association: Socio-Legal Studies Association, Function/Role:
     

Conference Contributions

Colin Scott; (2007) How Reflexive is the Governance of Regulation?. [International Refereed Conference], Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, Berlin , 04-JUL-07 - 07-JUL-07.
Colin Scott; (2007) Agencification, Regulation and Judicialization: American Exceptionalism and Other Ways of Life. [Keynote Address], Administrative Law and Judicialized Governance in Asia: Comparative Perspectives, Hong Kong University , 29-JUN-07 - 30-JUN-07.
Colin Scott; (2007) Reflexive Governance, Meta-Regulation and Corporate Social Responsibility: The Heineken Effect. [International Refereed Conference], International Law Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility, Bristol , 21-JAN-07 - 23-JAN-07.
Colin Scott; (2007) New-ish Governance and the Legitimacy of the EU. [International Refereed Conference], Irish European Law Forum, Dublin , 18-JAN-07 - 19-JAN-07.
Colin Scott; (2006) Towards Reflexive Governance in the Regulation of Public Sector Bureaucracies. [Non Refereed Paper/Abstract Presented at Conference], SGI Sub-Group Workshop, Paris , 07-DEC-06 - 08-DEC-06.
Simon Halliday and Colin Scott; (2006) Liability as Regulation. [International Refereed Conference], ECPR Conference on Regulation, Bristol , 07-SEP-06 - 09-SEP-06.
Imelda Maher and Colin Scott; (2007) International Conference. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Regulating Liberalising Markets and Social Europe: New Governance in the EU, Dublin , 18-JAN-07 - 19-JAN-07.
             

Other Activities

LLB (Lon.), LLM (York, Ont.)

Professor of EU Regulation and Governance

Vice-Principal for Research and Innovation, UCD College of Business and Law

Amongst his other professional activities Professor Scott has acted as consultant to a wide variety of governmental bodies, including the OECD, the European Commission, the UK Cabinet Office and the Office of the Auditor General of Victoria.

Publications

Books

Hood, C., Oliver, J., Peters, B.G, Scott, C.; (2004) Controlling Modern Government: Variety, Commonality and Change. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. [Details]
Parker, Christine, Colin Scott , Nicola Lacey, and John Braithwaite, (eds); (2004) Regulating Law. Oxford: Oxford University Press. [Details]
Scott, Colin (ed); (2003) Regulation, Law and Legal Theory Library 2nd Series. London: Dartmouth-Ashgate. [Details]
Scott, Colin and Julia Black; (2000) Cranston's Consumers and the Law 3rd ed. London: Butterworths. [Details]
Hall, Clare, Colin Scott and Christopher Hood; (2000) Telecommunications Regulation: Culture, Chaos and Interdependence Inside the Regulatory Process. London: Routledge. [Details]
Hood, Christopher, Colin Scott, Oliver James, George Jones and Tony Travers; (1999) Regulation Inside Government. Oxford: Oxford University Press. [Details]
Baldwin, Robert, Colin Scott and Christopher Hood (eds); (1998) Socio-Legal Reader in Regulation. Oxford: Oxford University Press. [Details]

Book Chapters

Colin Scott (2017) 'The Regulatory State and Beyond' In: Peter Drahos (eds). Regulatory Theory: Foundations and Applications. Canberra, ACT: ANU Press. [Details]
Colin Scott (2017) 'Regulating Judial Conduct Effectively' In: Eoin Carolan (eds). The Irish Judiciary. Dublin: Institute of Public Administration. [Details]
Imelda Maher and Colin Scott (2017) 'Four Meta-Doctrines of Regulatory Accountability in the European Union' In: Giacinto della Cananea, Carol Harlow and Paivi Leino (eds). Elgar Handbook on EU Administrative Law. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. [Details]
Colin Scott (2016) 'The Contribution of Transnational Private Regulation to Revisiting Risk Regulation' In: International Risk Governance Council (eds). Improving Risk Regulation. Lausanne: International Risk Governance Council. [Details]
John Biggins Colin Scott (2016) 'Resolving the Gaps: Embedding ISDA in States' Responses to Systemic Risk' In: Nicholas Dorn (eds). Controlling Capital: Public and Private Regulation of Financial Markets. London: Routledge. [Details]
Colin Scott (2015) 'Regulatory Capitalism, Accountability and Democracy' In: Jacint Jordana, Andrea Bianculli, Xavier Fernandez Marin (eds). Accountability and Regulatory Governance. London: Palgrave Macmillan. Available Online Link to full text [Details]
Colin Scott (2014) 'Independent Regulators as Accountability Mechanisms' In: Mark Bovens, Robert E. Goodin, Thomas Schillemans (eds). Oxford Handbook of Public Accountability. Oxford: Oxford University Press. [Details]
Colin Scott (2013) 'Introduction' In: Molony O'Beirne Architects (eds). UCD Sutherland School of Law. Kinsale: Gandon. [Details]
Colin Scott (2012) 'A Meta-Regulatory Turn? Control and Learning in Regulatory Governance' In: am Muller, Stavros Zouridis Morly Frishman and Laura Kistemaker (eds). The Law of the Future and the Future of Law. The Hague: Torkel Opsahl Academic EPublisher. Available Online [Details]
Colin Scott; (2012) 'Non-Judicial Enforcement of Transnational Private Regulation' In: Colin Scott; (eds). Enforcement of Transnational Private Regimes. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. [Details]
Colin Scott; (2011) 'Regulating in Global Regimes' In: Colin Scott; (eds). Elgar Handbook on Regulation. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. Link to full text [Details]
Colin Scott; (2010) 'Regulatory Governance and the Challenge of Constitutionalism' In: Dawn OIiver, Tony Prosser and Richard Rawlings (eds). Regulation After the Regulatory State. Oxford: Oxgford University Press. [Details]
Simon Halliday & Colin Scott; (2010) 'Administrative Justice' In: Peter Cane & Herbert Kritzer (eds). Oxford Handbook of Empirical Legal Research. New York: Oxford University Press. [Details]
Colin Scott; (2010) 'Enforcing Consumer Protection Laws' In: Howells, Geraint, Iain Ramsay and Thomas Wilhelmsson (eds). Handbook of International Consumer Law and Policy. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. Link to full text [Details]
Simon Halliday & Colin Scott; (2010) 'A Cultural Analysis of Administrative Justice' In: Michael Adler (eds). Administrative Justice in Context. Oxford: Hart Publishing. [Details]
Colin Scott; (2010) 'Reflexive Governance, Regulation and Meta-Regulation: Control or Learning?' In: Olivier de Schutter & Jacques Lenoble (eds). Reflexive Governance: Redefining the Public Interest in a Pluralistic World. Oxford: Hart Publishing. [Details]
Colin Scott; (2010) 'Regulatory Crime: History,Functions, Problems Solutions' In: Ursula Kilkelly and Shane Kilcommins (eds). Regulatory Crime in Ireland. Dublin: First Law. [Details]
Colin Scott; (2010) 'Standard Setting in Regulatory Regimes' In: Robert Baldwin, Martin Lodge and Martin Cave (eds). The Oxford Handbook of Regulation. Oxford: Oxford University Press. [Details]
McIntyre, TJ, Scott, C; (2008) 'Internet Filtering: Rhetoric, Legitimacy, Accountability and Responsibility' In: Brownsword, R and Yeung, K (eds). Regulating Technologies. Oxford: Hart Publishing. Available Online Link to full text [Details]
Colin Scott; (2008) 'Regulating Private Legislation' In: Fabrizio Cafaggi and Horatia Muir-Watt (eds). Making European Private Law: Governance Design. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. [Details]
TJ Mcintyre, Colin Scott; (2008) 'Internet Filtering: Rhetoric, Legitimacy, Accountability and Responsibility' In: Roger Brownsword, Karen Yeung (eds). Regulating Technologies: Legal Futures, Regulatory Frames and Technological Fixes. Oxford: Hart Publishing. [Details]
Colin Scott; (2008) 'Reflexive Governance, Meta-Regulation and Corporate Social Responsibility: The Heineken Effect¿' In: Nina Boeger, Rachel Murray and Charlotte Villiers (eds). Perspectives on Corporate Social Responsibility. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. Available Online [Details]
Colin Scott; (2008) 'Agencification, Regulation and Judicialization: American Exceptionalism and Other Ways of Life' In: Colin Scott; (eds). Administrative Law and Governance in Asia: Comparative Perspectives. London: Routledge. [Details]
Colin Scott; (2006) 'Self-Regulation and the Meta-Regulatory State' In: Self-Regulation and the Meta-Regulatory State (eds). Reframing Self-Regulation in European Private Law. Amstedam: Kluwer. [Details]
Scott, C.; (2006) 'Spontaneous Accountability' In: Dowdle (eds). Rethinking Public Accountability. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. , pp.174-191 [Details]
Scott, C.; (2006) 'Privatization and Regulatory Regimes' In: Goodin, Moran and Rein (eds). Oxford Handbook of Public Policy. Oxford: Oxford University Press. , pp.651-688 [Details]
Scott, C; (2006) 'Re-thinking Regulatory Governance for the Age of Biotechnology'' In: H. Somsen (eds). Biotechnology Regulation. Cheltenham: Elgar. [Details]
Scott, C.; (2005) 'Agencies for European Governance: A Regimes Approach' In: Geradin, Munoz and Petit (eds). Regulation Through Agencies: A New Paradigm for EC Governance. Cheltenham: Elgar. , pp.67-87 [Details]
Scott, C.; (2005) 'Between the Old and the New: Innovation in the Regulation of Internet Gambling' In: Black, Lodge and Thatcher (eds). Regulatory Innovation. Cheltenham: Elgar. , pp.170-190 [Details]
Scott, C.; (2004) 'Regulating Constitutions' In: C. Parker, C. Scott, N. Lacey and J. Braithwaite (eds). Regulating Law. Oxford: Oxford University Press. , pp.226-245 [Details]
Scott, C; (2004) 'Regulation in the Age of Governance: The Rise of the Post Regulatory State' In: J. Jordana and D. Levi-Faur (eds). The Politics of Regulation: Institutions and Regulatory Reforms for the Age of Governance. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. , pp.145-174 [Details]
Scott, C; (2004) 'Paradoxes of Independence and Accountability in Commonwealth Regulatory Governance' In: M. Barker (eds). Appraising the Performance of Regulatory Agencies. Canberra, Australia: Institute of Administrative Law. , pp.14-35 [Details]
C .Scott. C .Parker, N. Lacey and J. Braithwaite; (2004) 'Introduction' In: C. Parker, C. Scott, N. Lacey and J. Braithwaite (eds). Regulating Law. Oxford: Oxford University Press. , pp.1-12 [Details]
Scott, C.; (2003) 'Introduction' In: Scott, C (eds). Regulation in the Law and Legal Theory Library 2nd Series. London: Dartmouth-Ashgate. , pp.xi-xxi [Details]
Colin Scott; (1998) 'The Juridification of Regulatory Relations in the UK Utilities Sector' In: Colin Scott; (eds). Commercial Regulation and Judicial Review. Oxford: Hart. [Details]
Robert Baldwin, Colin Scott and Christopher Hood; (1998) 'Introduction - Regulation Grows Up: Into its Prime or Mid-Life Crisis?' In: Robert Baldwin, Colin Scott and Christopher Hood; (eds). Socio-Legal Reader on Regulation. Oxford: Oxford University Press. [Details]

Edited Books

Colin Scott, Fabrizio Cafaggi & Linda Senden (Ed.). (2011) Transnational Private Regulation: Conceptual and Constitutional Debates. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

Colin Scott (2017) 'Regulation and Risk Today'. European Journal of Risk Regulation, 8 :24-27. [DOI] [Details]
John Biggins & Colin Scott (2015) 'Licensing the Gatekeeper? Public Pathways, Social Significance and the ISDA Credit Derivatives Determinations Committees'. Transnational Legal Theory, 6 . [Details]
Colin Scott (2014) 'Licensing as a Tool of Regulation and Governance'. CASS Journal of Law, 36 (2):35-45. Available Online Link to full text [Details]
Colin Scott (2014) 'From Welfare State to Regulatory State: Meta-Regulation and Beyond'. University of Tokyo Journal of Law and Politics, 11 :159-173. [Details]
Colin Scott (2014) 'Evaluating the Performance and Accountability of Regulators'. Seattle University Law Review, 38 :353-375. Available Online [Details]
Biggins, J,Scott, C (2012) 'Public-Private Relations in a Transnational Private Regulatory Regime: ISDA, the State and OTC Derivatives Market Reform'. European Business Organization Law Review, 13 :309-346. [DOI] [Details]
Niamh Hardiman and Colin Scott; (2012) 'Ordering Things: The Irish State Administration Database'. Irish Political Studies, 27 :1-22. [Details]
Simon Halliday, Jonathan Ilan, Colin Scott; (2012) 'Street-Level Tort Law: The Bureaucratic Justice of Liability Decision-Making'. Modern Law Review, 75 :347-367. [Details]
Colin Scott (2012) 'Regulating Everything: From Megaregulation to Metaregulation'. Administration, 60 :57-85. Available Online [Details]
Colin Scott (2012) 'Beyond Taxonomies of Private Authority in Transnational Regulation'. German Law Journal, . [Details]
Hardiman, N,Scott, C (2012) 'Ordering Things: The Irish State Administration Database'. Irish Political Studies, 27 :1-22. [DOI] Link to full text [Details]
Halliday, S,Ilan, J,Scott, C (2012) 'Street-Level Tort Law: The Bureaucratic Justice of Liability Decision-Making'. Modern Law Review, 75 :347-367. [DOI] [Details]
John Biggins & Colin Scott (2012) 'Public-Private Relations in a Transnational Private Regulatory Regime: ISDA, the State and OTC Derivatives Market Reform'. European Business Organization Law Review, 13 (3):309-346. [Details]
Scott, C,Cafaggi, F,Senden, L; (2011) 'The Conceptual and Constitutional Challenge of Transnational Private Regulation'. Journal of Law and Society, 38 :1-19. Link to full text [Details]
Colin Scott, Fabrizio Cafaggi and Linda Senden; (2011) 'The Conceptual and Constitutional Challenge of Transnational Private Regulation'. Journal of Law and Society, 38 (1):1-19. [Details]
Donal Casey & Colin Scott; (2011) 'The Crystallization of Regulatory Norms'. Journal of Law and Society, 38 (1):76-95. [Details]
Simon Halliday, Jonathan Ilan & Colin Scott; (2011) 'The Public Management of Liability Risks'. Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, 31 (3):527-550. [Details]
Ciara Brown & Colin Scott; (2011) 'Regulation, Public Law and Better Regulation'. European Public Law, 17 (3):467-484. [Details]
Donal Casey and Colin Scott; (2011) 'The Crystallization of Regulatory Norms'. Journal of Law and Society, 38 (1):76-95. Available Online [Details]
Casey, D,Scott, C; (2011) 'The Crystallization of Regulatory Norms'. Journal of Law and Society, 38 :76-95. Link to full text [Details]
Halliday, S,Ilan, J,Scott, C; (2011) 'The Public Management of Liability Risks'. Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, 31 :527-550. [DOI] Link to full text [Details]
Niamh Hardiman and Colin Scott; (2010) 'Governance as Polity: An Institutional Approach to the Evolution of State Functions'. Public Administration, 88 (1):170-189. [Details]
Niamh Hardiman Colin Scott; (2010) 'Governance as Polity: An Institutional Approach to the Evolution of State Functions'. Public Administration, 88 :170-189. [Details]
Eve Darian-Smith & Colin Scott; (2009) 'Regulation and Rights in Socio-Legal Scholarship'. Law & Policy, 31 (3):271-281. [Details]
Eve Darian-Smith Colin Scott (2009) ''Regulation and Rights in Socio-Legal Scholarship'. Law and Policy, 31 (3):271-281. Link to full text [Details]
Colin Scott; (2009) 'Governing Without Law or Governing Without Government? New-ish Governance and the Legitimacy of the EU'. European Law Journal, 15 (2):160-173. Link to full text [Details]
Fiona Haines, Nancy Reichman, Colin Scott; (2008) 'Problematizing Authority and Legitimacy in Law and Policy'. Law & Policy, 30 (1):1-11. [Details]
Fiona Haines, Nancy Reichman & Colin Scott; (2007) 'Note from the Editors'. Law & Policy, 29 (1):1-2. [Details]
Colin Scott; (2006) 'Regulazione Gerarchicac, Pluralismo Giuridico e Rule of Law'. Ars Interpretandi, 11 :101-141. [Details]
Scott, C; (2004) ''Regulatory Innovation and the Online Consumer''. Law and Policy, 26 :453-482. Link to full text [Details]
Scott, C; (2003) ''Organizational Variety in Regulatory Governance: An Agenda for Comparative Investigation of the OECD Countries''. Public Organization Review, 3 :301-316. [Details]
Scott, C; (2003) ''Speaking Softly Without Big Sticks: Metaregulation and Public Sector Audit''. Law and Policy, 25 :203-219. [Details]
Scott, C; (2002) ''The Governance of the European Union: The Potential for Multi-Level Control''. European Law Journal, 8 :59-79. Link to full text [Details]
Colin Scott with Andrew Murray; (2002) 'Controlling the New Media: Hybrid Responses to New Forms of Power'. Modern Law Review, 65 :491-516. Link to full text [Details]
Simon Halliday, Jonathan Ilan, Colin Scott; (2012) 'Street-Level Tort Law: The Bureaucratic Justice of Liability Decision-Making'. Modern Law Review, 75 :347-367. [Details]
Scott, C; (2002) ''Private Regulation of the Public Sector: A Neglected Facet of Contemporary Governance''. Journal of Law and Society, 29 :56-76. Link to full text [Details]
Scott, C; (2001) ''Analysing Regulatory Space: Fragmented Resources and Institutional Design''. Public Law, :283-305. [Details]
Colin Scott (2001) 'Regulation And Governance Reforms For Ireland And The European Union'. Irish Jurist, :318-323. [Details]
Christopher Hood, Oliver James, Colin Scott; (2000) 'Regulation inside Government: Has it Increased, is it increasing, should it be diminished?'. Public Administration, :283-304. [Details]
Scott, C; (2000) ''Accountability in the Regulatory State''. Journal of Law and Society, 37 :38-60. Link to full text [Details]
Scott, C; (2000) ''Services of General Interest in the European Union: Matching Values to Techniques''. European Law Journal, 6 :310-325. Link to full text [Details]
Colin Scott; (1999) 'Regulation Inside Government: Re-Badging the Citizen’s Charter’'. Public Law, :595-603. [Details]
Colin Scott; (1998) 'The Proceduralization of Telecommunications Law'. Telecommunications Policy, :243-254. [Details]
Christopher Hood, Oliver James, George Jones, Colin Scott and Tony Travers; (1998) 'Regulation Inside Government: Where New Public Management Meets the Audit Explosion'. Public Money & Management, 18 :61-68. [Details]
Colin Scott; (1997) 'Regulatory Discretion in Licence Modifications: The Scottish Power Case'. Public Law, :400-409. [Details]
Christopher Hood & Colin Scott; (1996) 'Bureaucratic Regulation and New Public Management in the UK: Mirror-Image Developments?'. Journal of Law and Society, 23 :321-345. [Details]
Colin Scott & Robin Widdison; (1994) 'Law Courseware: The Next Generation'. Law Technology Journal, 3 :7-17. [Details]
Colin Scott; (1993) 'Regulating the Liberalised Telecommunications Sector'. International Journal of Regulatory Law and Practice, 1 :185-192. [Details]
Colin Scott; (1993) 'Pricing Offences and Statutory Interpretation After Pepper v Hart'. Business Law Journal, :490-498. [Details]
Anne Barron & Colin Scott; (1992) 'The Citizen's Charter Programme'. Modern Law Review, 55 :526-546. [Details]
Colin Scott; (1992) 'The Regulation of British Telecom's Prices'. Utilities Law Review, 3 :785-801. [Details]
Colin Scott; (1990) 'Continuity and Change in British Food Law'. Modern Law Review, 53 :785-801. [Details]

Other Journals

John Biggins Colin Scott (2015) 'Private Governance, Public Implications and the Tightrope of Regulatory Reform: The ISDA Credit Derivatives Determinations Committees' Transnational Legal Theory . [Details]
Colin Scott; (2007) 'Innovative Regulatory Responses to the Problem of Internet Gaming' Risk and Regulation 13 :12. [Details]

Conference Publications

Colin Scott (2014) Welfare, Regulation and Democracy . In: Sean Healy & Brigid Reynolds eds. Planning and Delivering a Fairer Future Available Online [Details]
Colin Scott (2012) Regulating the Public Sector: Towards a New Paradigm for Governing Governments . In: Ruth Dixon, Martin Lodge eds. Explorations in Governance Available Online [Details]
Niamh Hardiman & Colin Scott; (2009) Ordering Things: Classifying State Agencies to Understand the Changing Structure of the Central State Mapping State Administrations: Toward a European Research Agenda Geary Institute/ NUI Offices, Merrion Square, , 20-MAR-09 [Details]
Casey, D. and Scott, C.; (2009) The Crystallisation of Norms ECPR Joint Sessions Workshop: Empire of Norms and Law Lisbon, , 15-APR-09 - 19-APR-09 [Details]
Niamh Hardiman and Colin Scott; (2007) Puzzles of Agencification NEWGOV Conference on New Modes of Governance in Old and New EU Member States [Details]
Simon Halliday & Colin Scott; (2006) Liability as Regulation FRONTIERS OF REGULATION: ASSESSING SCHOLARLY DEBATES AND POLICY CHALLENGES Bath, , 07-SEP-06 - 08-SEP-06 Available Online [Details]
Scott, C.; (2006) Regulatory Fragmentation . In: Michael McConkey eds. Dreaming of the Regulatory Village, Speaking o f the Regulatory State Toronto, Available Online [Details]
Scott, C.; (2005) Gatekeeping and Non-State Intermediation in Regulatory Governance' . In: Levi-Faur and Jordana eds. ECPR Biennial Meeting Unviersity of Pompeu-Fabre, Budapest, Available Online [Details]

Published Reports

John Biggins & Colin Scott; (2011) Extending and Contracting Jurisdictions in a Transnational Private Regulatory Regime; Efficiency, Legitimacy, ISDA and the OTC Derivatives Markets. SSRN, Dublin. [Details]
Ciara Brown and Colin Scott; (2010) Better or Meta in Regulatory Reform?. CPDR, Catholic University of Louvain, Louvain-La-Neuve. [Details]
Ciara Brown & Colin Scott; (2010) Regulatory Capacity andNetworked Governance. UCD Geary Institute, Dublin. [Details]
Ciara Brown and Colin Scott; (2010) Regulation in Ireland: History, Structure, Style and Reform. UCD Geary Institute, Dublin. [Details]
John Biggins & Colin Scott; (2011) Extending and Contracting Jurisdictions in a Transnational Private Regulatory Regime; Efficiency, Legitimacy, ISDA and the OTC Derivatives Markets. SSRN, Dublin. [Details]
Ciara Brown Colin Scott (2009) Reflexive Governance in Better Regulation: Evidence from Three Countries. centre for philosophy of law, Université catholique de louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve. [Details]
Niamh Hardiman and Colin Scott; (2007) Puzzles of Agencification: An Organizational Analysis. UCD Geary Institute, Dublin. Available Online [Details]
 

Editorial

Scott, C,Biggins, J (2012) Untitled. Editorial [DOI] [Details]
 

Newspaper Articles

Dan Hayden & Colin Scott (2012) Irish Times: Why people avoided paying household charge. Newspaper Articles [Details]
   

Reports

Scott, C; (2006) 'Regulatory Fragmentation'. Reports Available Online [Details]
             

Electronic Publication

Niamh Hardiman, Muiris MacCarthaigh & Colin Scott; (2010) Irish State Administration Database (continuously updated). UCD, Dublin: Electronic Publication Available Online [Details]
         

Working Paper

Colin Scott (2016) Challenges for Regulation in Crisis. London School of Economics: Working Paper [Details]
Colin Scott; (2008) Regulating Everything. Working Paper Available Online [Details]
Colin Scott; (2007) New-ish Governance and the Legitimacy of the EU. Toronto: Working Paper Available Online [Details]
Colin Scott; (2007) Regulating Private Legislation. Toronto: Working Paper Available Online [Details]
Niamh Hardiman & Colin Scott; (2007) Puzzles of Agencification: An Organizational Analysis. Dublin: Working Paper Available Online [Details]
                                                                     

Research

Research Interests

Colin Scott's main analytic interests lie in questions concerning the limits of regulatory governance, processes of accountability and non-state governance. Substantive fields of interest include media and communications regulation, the regulation of government, non-state governance and consumer law. He has held research grants from a variety of funding institutions, including the Irish Research Council for Humanities and Social Sciences, the Leverhulme Trust, the UK Economic and Social Research Council, the European Commission (FP6) and the Australian Research Council. He has supervised to completion doctoral theses on the regulation of health care, the law of the European information society and the regulation of land-use planning. Current doctoral supervision includes research on non-state governance and on the application of the precautionary principle within risk regulation regimes.

Current research projects include:
Constitutional Foundations of Transnational Private Regulation (with Professor Fabrizio Cafaggi, EUI Department of Law (PI), and Professor Linda Senden, Tilburg University Faculty of Law)

Mapping the Irish State (with Dr Niamh Hardiman (PI), UCD School of Politics and International Relations) and others - funded by Irish Research Council for Humanities and Social Sciences

Regulatory Capacity and Networked Governance (PI, With Dr Niamh Hardiman, UCD School of Politics and International Relations, Professor Imelda Maher, UCD School of Law, and Dr Muirish McCarthaigh, IPA) - co-funded by the Irish Research Council for Humanities and Social Sciences and the Institute of Public Administration

A Compensation Culture? A Comparative Investigation of the Risk Management of Legal Liability in Public Services in Scotland and Ireland (With Professor Simon Halliday, University of Strathclyde School of Law) funded by Irish Research Council for Humanities and Social Sciences and Economic and Social Research Council

Reflexive Governance (With Professor Jacques Lenoble, University of Louvain-la-Neuve (PI)) funded by European Commission Framework 6 Grant

Governance Beyond the Regulatory State  - book manuscript in preparation

Research Projects

Sponsor : Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences (IRCHSS)
Institute of Public Administration (IPA)
Title : Regulatory Capacity and Networked Governance
Start Date / End Date : 14-DEC-09 / 31-DEC-10
Sponsor : Hague Institute for the Internationalisation of Law
Title : Private transnational regulation: Constitutional foundations and governance design
Start Date / End Date : 01-NOV-09 / 31-MAY-13
Sponsor : Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences (IRCHSS)
Title : Manipulating the "Revealed Preference" for Processes: The Use of Branding and Promotional Activities within Public and Private Regulatory Regimes
Start Date / End Date : 01-SEP-10 / 31-AUG-13
Sponsor : University College Dublin (UCD)
Title : Regulatory Governance School Award
Start Date / End Date : 01-JUN-11 / 31-MAY-14
Sponsor : Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences (IRCHSS)
Title : Growing Regulatory Capacity
Start Date / End Date : 19-DEC-11 / 31-MAR-12
Sponsor : Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences (IRCHSS)
Title : Measuring and Evaluating Peformance in Financial Regulation & Corporate Governance
Start Date / End Date : 19-DEC-11 / 30-MAR-12
Sponsor : Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences (IRCHSS)
Title : A Compensation Culture? A Comparative Investigation of the Risk Management of Legal Liability in Public Services in Scotland and Ireland
Start Date / End Date : 15-SEP-07 / 31-JUL-09
Sponsor : European Commission FP6
Title : Reflexise governance in the public interest
Start Date / End Date : 01-JUN-06 / 31-MAY-10

Recent Postgraduates

He has supervised to completion doctoral theses on the regulation of health care and on the law of the European information society. Current doctoral supervision includes research on the regulation of land-use planning and non-state governance.



 

Collaborators

Internal Collaborators

Mapping the Irish State 2007-10 (funded by IRCHSS) collaborators are:
Dr Niamh Hardiman, UCD School of Politics and International Relations (Principal Investigator)
Mark Hagarden (Geary Institute)
Dr Muiris McCartaigh (IPA)
Dr Patrick Murphy  UCD School of Mathematical Sciences (Statistics)
Ecaterina McDonagh (Geary Institute)
John O'Dowd (UCD School of Law)

External Collaborators

A Compensation Culture? A Comparative Investigation of the Risk Management of Legal Liability in Public Services in Scotland and Ireland 2007-9(funded by IRCHSS and ESRC)
Joint Principal Investigator is Professor Simon Halliday, University of Strathclyde

Reflexive Governance  2005-10(FP6 Integrated Project funded by Eurpean Commission)
Professor Jacques Lenoble, University of Louvain-la-Neuve (PI)