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  • PSAI award for Dr Michelle D'Arcy
    Dr Michelle D'Arcy was awarded the 2016 Political Science Association of Ireland award for excellence in teaching and learning. The Award was presented on 14 October at the PSAI Annual Conference by former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern.
  • New appointment in Political Science
    The Department welcomes Dr Gizem Arikan, who joins us from Yasar University in Turkey. Dr Arikan researches in the area of comparative political behaviour and she teaches Public Opinion and Political Participation as well as Political Psychology.
  • Jean Monnet Chair for Dr Will Phelan
    Dr Will Phelan has been awarded a Jean Monnet Chair in EU Politics and Law in recognition of his research and teaching in the area of international organisation, the politics of international law, and the European Court of Justice.
  • Bertrand Russell Society Book Award for Dr Peter Stone
    Dr Peter Stone has been awarded the 2017 Bertrand Russell Society Book Award for the book 'Bertrand Russell: Public Intellectual' (Tiger Bark Press, 2016), co-edited with Dr Tim Madigan. The award is given annually for the best book in the field of Russell studies published in the preceding year.
  • Political Scientist Elected Fellow of TCD
    Professor Raj Chari has been elected a Fellow of Trinity College Dublin (FTCD) in recognition of his scholarship and research achievements and his contribution to College and to the School.
  • 2017 Trinity Scholar
    The Department congratulates Daniela Weerasinghe (Law and Political Science) on her election as a Scholar on 10 April 2017. She will also be the recipient of the Ronald J Hill prize awarded annually for performance in Schol in honour of Professor Ron Hill, a distinguished member of the department from 1969 to 2007.
  • Launch of Michael Marsh book
    On 28 March the book A Conservative Revolution? (Oxford University Press) was launched in the RIA by the Minister for PER, Paschal Donohoe, one of the Department's distinguished alumni. The book analyses INES data and is a tribute to Prof Marsh's outstanding contribution to electoral analysis.

Last updated 7 July 2015