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Prof John Garry (Lead)

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


Dr Jamie Pow (Deputy Lead)

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


Dr Keith Breen

Contemporary political theory, and democratic politics of the workplace


Prof John Barry

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


Prof John Coakley

Irish politics and democracy, and comparative political institutions


Dr Michele Crepaz

Comparative politics, public policy, interest groups, transparency in politics


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


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


Prof Muiris MacCarthaigh

Irish politics and democracy, public administration, and public policy


Dr Cillian McBride

Deliberative democracy, recognition, and democratic participation


Prof Brendan O’Leary

Democratic institutions, Northern Ireland, Ireland and EU politics


Prof Rhiannon Turner

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


Dr Sarah Wagner

Political parties, party strategies, policy positions, electoral behaviour, comparative politics.


Ann Watt

Director of Pivotal, the QUB/UU policy think tank  


Dr Lisa Whitten

Research fellow who studies the constitutional future of Northern Ireland