Professor David Farrell (Chair of Politics)

Research Interests
Elections, electoral systems; political parties; the representative role of members of parliament 

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Dr Samuel Brazys (Assistant Professor)

Research Interests
International political economy; aid; trade; development

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Dr Cristina Bucur (Lecturer)

Research Interests
Comparative political institutions; governments and coalition politics; legislative politics; political parties and intra-party democracy

                         

Dr James Cross (Assistant Professor)

Office Hour: Any time by appointment

Substantive Areas of Interest
European Union politics; international organisations; parliamentary politics; legislative decision making; bargaining/negotiations; transparency; social media and online politics; Twitter; interest groups

Methodological Approaches
Quantitative text analysis; quantitative research methods; game theory and the Empirical Implications of Theoretical Models (EITM)

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Dr Stephanie Dornschneider (Assistant Professor)

Research Interests
Violent and nonviolent activism, the Middle East, political psychology, computational modeling

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Dr Alexander Dukalskis (Assistant Professor)

Research Interests
Authoritarian regimes; transitional justice; Asian politics; international human rights

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Dr Vincent Durac (Assistant Professor)

Research Interests
Politics of the Middle East and North Africa; Islamic politics; civil society and democratisation

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Dr Johan A. Elkink (Lecturer)

Research Interests
Quantitative research methods; computational methods; electoral behaviour

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Dr Graham Finlay (Lecturer)

Research Interests
Social and political theory; utilitarian thought; international justice

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Professor Niamh Hardiman (Professor)

Research Interests
Comparative European political economy; Irish politics and public policy; institutional analysis; comparative case-study research methods

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Dr Melanie Hoewer (Assistant Professor)

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Dr Caroline McEvoy (Lecturer)

Research Interests
Political representation; political behaviour; public opinion; political reform; EU politics and policy; Irish politics; comparative European politics

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Dr Aidan Regan (Assistant Professor)

Research Interests
Political economy; European integration; Eurozone crisis

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Dr Andy Storey (Lecturer)

Research Interests
Economic development; global European and African political economy

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Dr Tobias Theiler (Lecturer)

Research Interests
International politics; political psychology; sociology of the state

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Professor Jennifer Todd (Full Professor)

Research Interests
Comparative ethno-national identity; conflict and settlement processes; peripheral nationalism in Europe; the Northern Ireland conflict

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Professor Ben Tonra (Jean Monnet Professor of European Foreign, Security and Defence Policy and Professor of International Relations)

Research Interests
International relations; EU foreign, security and defence policy; Irish foreign policy; European and international security issues

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Dr Krishna Vadlamannati (Assistant Professor)

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Professor Patrick Paul Walsh (Professor of International Development Studies)

Research Interests
International development; industrialization; poverty and inequality; health, education and development

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Dr Eva Wegner (Assistant Professor)

Research Interests
Political behaviour; inequality and redistribution; accountability; political participation; Middle East and North Africa; Sub-Saharan Africa; survey experiments

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Dr Alexa Zellentin (Assistant Professor)

Research Interests
Political theory; liberal neutrality; cultural rights; climate justice

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