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Prof. John Garry (lead)

Voting, elections, referendums, deliberative democracy and citizens’ assemblies.

 

Dr Christopher Raymond (deputy lead)

Elections, political parties, religion and politics, and parliaments

 

Dr Keith Breen (deputy lead)

Contemporary political theory, and democratic politics of the workplace

 

Prof. John Barry

Climate breakdown, low carbon energy transitions, and democratic theory and politics

 

Ann Watt

Director of Pivotal, the QUB/UU policy think tank  

 

Prof John Coakley

Irish politics and democracy, and comparative political institutions

 

Dr Elodie Fabre

Political parties, elections, and devolution

 

Dr Viviane Gravey

Policy making in the EU; post-Brexit governance of the environment in Northern Ireland

 

Dr Jonathan Kuyper

Deliberative democracy, international political economy, international organisations, and normative theories of ethics

 

Prof Rhiannon Turner

Specialist in social psychology and imagined dialogue and the challenge of preserving democratic civility

 
 

Dr Muiris MacCarthaigh

Irish politics and democracy, public administration, and public policy

 

Rebecca Kerr

PhD student focusing on right wing politics, populism and democracy in Europe.

 

Dr Cillian McBride

Deliberative democracy, recognition, and democratic participation

 

Dr Paula Devine

Director of the annual Northern Ireland Life and Times survey which provides high quality measures of attitudes of Northern Ireland citizens over time.

 

Prof Brendan O’Leary

Democratic institutions, Northern Ireland, Ireland and EU politics

 

Charlene McKibben

Political thought, populism, democratic theory, deliberative democracy and radical democracy

 

Dr Jamie Pow

Democratic innovations, political psychology, elections, and the politics of Northern Ireland

 

Lisa Whitten

PhD candidate who studies the constitutional future of Northern Ireland