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  • The Department would also like to welcome Dr Constantine Boussalis, previously Research Fellow at Harvard Law School
    Constantine’s research examines how political and social institutions influence prosperity, public health, and sustainable development. He is particularly interested in how government capacity and social capital help societies mitigate the effects of economic and environmental threats.
  • We would like to extend a warm welcome to Dr Thomas Chadefaux
    Dr Chadefaux recently joined us from ETH Zurich, the Federal Institute of Technology in Switzerland. He specialises in the causes of interstate conflict and their prediction.
  • Trinity Politics graduates appointed to cabinet
    Two of the department’s alumni were appointed members of the Irish government in July 2014. These are Paschal Donohoe, Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport (BESS, Political Science and Economics, BA 1996) and Alex White, Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources (BESS, Political Science, BA 1981).

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