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Political Science staff 2023-24

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Position Email Web site Phone

Office hours
(during teaching term)

Academic Staff

Constantine Boussalis Head of Department of Political Science, Associate Professor in Environmental Politics & Quantitative Methods boussalc Personal page 3482 6.04
Eman Abboud Teaching Fellow eabboud   1.A

Fridays from 2-4 PM by appointment

Gizem Arikan Associate Professor, School Co-Director of Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion arikang Personal page 1273 4.02

Thursdays 12 - 2pm

Noah Buckley Assistant Professor, MSc in International Politics Course Director MT, MSc in International Politics Associate Course Director HT, Monday Seminar Series Coordinator buckleno Personal page


5.08 Mondays 3pm - 4pm or by appointment
Thomas Chadefaux Professor in Political Science chadefat Personal page 2 Clare St By appointment
Raj S. Chari Professor in Political Science; Erasmus and Visiting Students (Incoming) Coordinator MT, Coordinator, Friday Seminar Series MT charir Personal page 3480 4.04  
Emanuel Coman Assistant Professor, Exams Coordinator, Undergraduate (BESS, HistPol, LawPol, PolGeog, PPES) Coordinator comane Personal page 4066 5.06 Tuesdays 12 - 2pm
Michelle D'Arcy Associate Professor darcym1 Personal Page 2510 4.03

Fridays 2 - 4pm

Nikhil Dasari Adjunct Assistant Professor dasarin     1.C  
Jesse Dillon Savage Ussher Assistant Professor, Plagiarism Representative dillonsj 3483 4.07  
Martyn Egan Assistant Professor, School Research Committee Representative, TRISS Representative eganm9 Personal Page 0.05 Foster Place Fridays 2 - 4pm
Federica Fazio Adjunct Assistant Professor faziof     1.C  
Curran Flynn Teaching Fellow flynncu     1.A  
Dino Hadzic Assistant Professor, School Director of Undergraduate Teaching and Learning dhadzic Personal Page   4.05 By appointment
Alexander Held Assistant Professor, PhD Course Director helda Personal Page   4.06

By appointment

Lisa Keenan Assistant Professor, Capstone Coordinator, Schol Coordinator keenanl1   5.04 Mondays 9-10.45am online
Liam Kneafsey Assistant Professor, Coordinator, Erasmus and Visiting Students (Incoming) Coordinator HT, Friday Seminar Series HT, School Careers Liaison Officer kneafsel    


Tuesday 2-4pm (first three weeks of teaching term in Room 4.09 and Room 5.04 after that)
Gail McElroy Professor in Political Science mcelroy Personal page    

By appointment

Sharyn O'Halloran Professor Of Political Economy, Director of Research shohallo     5.05  
Trajche Panov

Teaching Fellow

panovt 1.A

Tom Paskhalis

Assistant Professor in Political Science and Data Science, Visiting Students (Outgoing) Coordinator

paskhalt Personal page 3563 5.07

Thursday 11:00-13:00 online or in-person, bookable here.

William Phelan Associate Professor, MSc in International Politics Course Director HT, Jean Monnet Chair in EU Politics and Law phelanw Personal page 3596 5.03 By appointment
Peter Stone Associate Professor, Calendar change coordinator pstone Personal page 2491 4.08 By appointment
Jeffrey Ziegler Assistant Professor, MSc/PG Diploma Applied Social Data Science Course Director zieglerj Personal page 0.05 Foster Place By appointment

Honorary Staff

Macartan Humphreys

Honorary Professor of Political Science

mhumphreys Personal page

Visiting Researcher

Charles Butcher

Visiting Researcher in Political Science

butchech Personal page

Professional Staff

Sarah Smullen Executive Officer - postgraduate courses polgrad 5.02 Onsite Monday 8.30am-4.30pm, Wednesday 8.30am - 4pm
Michael Enearu Course Administrator - PG Diploma in Applied Social Data Science enearum   5.02 Onsite Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday from 9am - 5pm

Emeritus Staff

Michael Gallagher Department member 1979–2021 mgllgher Personal page      
Jacqueline Hayden

Department member 1997 - 2022

jahayden Personal page      
Ronald J Hill Department member 1969–2007 rhill Personal page    


Eddie Hyland Department member 1977–2015 jhyland Personal page      
Patrick Keatinge Department member 1963–1999   Personal page    


Michael Marsh Department member 1973–2013 mmarsh Personal page    


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