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Political Science staff 2020–21

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Office hours
(during teaching term)

Academic Staff

Gail McElroy Dean of Faculty of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences; Professor in Political Science mcelroy Personal page 1029 Faculty Office: AHSS

By appointment

William Phelan Head of Department of Political Science; Associate Professor; Jean Monnet Chair in EU Politics and Law; Calendar change coordinator phelanw Personal page 3596 5.03 Friday 14:00-16:00
Gizem Arikan Assistant Professor; MT PhD Programme Director arikang Personal page 1100 4.05

Tuesday 14:00-16:00

Jan Berz Assistant Professor (DAAD) berzj Personal page   1.C  
Constantine Boussalis Assistant Professor in Environmental Politics & Quantitative Methods; Law and Political Science Programme Coordinator; Departmental Research in Progress Workshop Coordinator boussalc Personal page


4.07 Tuesday 15:00-17:00
Noah Buckley Assistant Professor; MSc International Politics Associate Director buckleno Personal page


TRiSS 6.003 Thursday 15:00-17:00
Thomas Chadefaux Assistant Professor in War & International Bargaining; Director of School Teaching and Learning Postgraduate chadefat Personal page 3484 5.05 Wednesday 9:30-11:30
Raj S. Chari Professor in Political Science; Erasmus and Visiting Students (Incoming) Coordinator; Political Science and Geography Programme Coordinator; SSP Athena Committee Member charir Personal page 3480 4.04 Friday 11:15-12.45
Emanuel Coman Assistant Professor; Exams Coordinator; PPES Programme Coordinator; Undergraduate Coordinator comane Personal page 4066 5.08 Thursday 10:00-12:00
Michelle D'Arcy Assistant Professor; School Research Committee representative darcym1 Personal Page 2510 4.03

Monday 14:00-16:00

Jesse Dillon Savage Ussher Assistant Professor; HT History and Political Science Programme Coordinator; HT PhD Programme Director dillonsj Personal Page 3483 4.06 Tuesday 10:00-12:00
Michael Gallagher Professor of Comparative Politics; HT Exams Coordinator mgllgher Personal page 1891 5.06

Thursday 11:30-13:00

Dino Hadzic Assistant Professor; Visiting Students (Outgoing) Coordinator dhadzic Personal Page 2937 TRiSS C6.004 Friday 10:00-12:00
Jacqueline Hayden

Assistant Professor; School Careers Liaison Officer; Alumni Coordinator; Social Sciences Coordinator for TAP

jahayden Personal page 1273 4.02 Tuesday & Thursday 11:00-13:00, and by appointment
Alexander Held Assistant Professor; TRISS representative; BESS Programme Coordinator; Plagiarism Representative helda Personal Page 3563 5.07

Monday 15:00-17:00

Liam Kneafsey Teaching Fellow; Capstone Coordinator kneafsel    


Monday 15:00-17:00
Roman-Gabriel Olar

Assistant Professor: Friday Seminar Series Coordinator; Departmental Research in Progress Workshop Coordinator

olarr Personal page 1070 6.01 Thursday 15:00-17:00
Peter Stone Associate Professor; MSc International Politics Programme Director; Schol Coordinator; School Research Director pstone Personal page 2491 4.08 Tuesday 14:00-16:00

Administrative Staff

Glenn Bennett Executive Officer for Undergraduate Students polsci   1651 5.02 Office closed for lunch 13:00-14:00 daily
Sarah Cunningham Executive Officer for Postgraduate Students polgrad   4687 5.02 09:00-13:00, excluding Wednesdays

Emeritus staff

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 Emeritus Professor of Comparative Political Behaviour, Department member 1973–2013 mmarsh Personal page    


Adjunct Assistant Professors

Lisa Keenan Adjunct Assistant Professor likeenan   5.04 Friday 09:00 - 11:00

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