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Samuel Johnston

Dr Samuel Johnston

Research Interests
Political Parties, election campaigns; nationalism; European Union politics; Irish politics; British politics


Dr Alberto de Leon Concepción

Research Interests
Political Parties, Decentralisation, Text-as-Data, Comparative Politics, Machine Learning

David Liao

Dr David Liao

Research Interests
Taiwanese politics; electoral systems and political representation; the quantitative measurement of ideology; and the application of natural language processing

Dr Johanna Masse

Research Interests
Gender; Political violence; Conflicts; Stereotypes; Militarization; Life stories

Leonardo Puleo

Dr Leonardo Puleo

Research Interests
Political Parties; Voting Behaviour; Electoral Campaigns; Illiberalism; Rule Of Law

(opens in a new window)Dr Heidi Riley

Research Interests
Peace and Conflict, Gender and Masculinities, Insurgency, Mediation and negotiated settlements, Conflict-related trauma


 Chiara Valsangiacomo

Dr Chiara Valsangiacomo

Research Interests
Normative democratic theory; liquid democracy; democratic innovations; political representation 

Dr Sarah Wallace

Dr Sarah Wallace

Research Interests
Peace and Conflict, Peacebuilding, British-Irish Relations, Consociational Powersharing, Northern Ireland, Identity, Brexit

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