CV

EMPLOYMENT

2014
Assistant Professor, School of Politics and International Relations (UCD), Director of the Dublin European Institiute 

2013
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne, Germany.

2012-2013
Max Weber Postdoctoral Fellow, European University Institute (EUI), Florence, Italy, Department of Political and Social Sciences. Advisor: Prof Pepper Culpepper

2012-2013 
Lecturer, James Madison University (JMU), Florence, Italy Teaching MA Political Economy course in ‘European Economic and Social Policy’

2011-2012
Researcher, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS), University of Amsterdam (UvA), Netherlands. Comparative project on the social and labour market response to the Eurozone crisis in Germany, Spain, Ireland and the Netherlands. Mentor: Prof Maarten Keune.

2012
Researcher, International Labour Organisation (ILO), Geneva, Switzerland. Research contract to write report for EU-ILO study on ‘the Political Economic Impact of the Eurozone Crisis on Ireland, Italy, Greece, Spain and Portugal.

2008-2012
Teaching Assistant, University College Dublin (UCD), Dublin, Ireland Teaching assistant for courses in comparative political economy, social policy, political philosophy, public policy and research methods.

 

EDUCATION

2008-2012
PhD in Public Policy, University College Dublin (UCD)
Exams: Public Economics, Comparative Political Economy, Policy Analysis, Governance, Research Design, Research Methods.

Title of thesis: The Political Economy of Institutional Change in European Varieties of Capitalism; The Rise and Fall of Centralised Wage Bargaining in Ireland. Dissertation committee: Dr. Niamh Hardiman (dir), Dr. Rolan Erne, Prof Chris Whelan (internal examiner). External examiner: Prof Lucio Baccaro (University of Geneva).

2005-2006
MA (Cum Laude) in Philosophy
University of Amsterdam (UvA)

2001-2005
BA (Hons) in Political Science and Philosophy
University College Dublin (UCD)